Imran Khan writes to PM Modi, requests dialogue to resolve all disputes
New Delhi : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Friday and requested for a dialogue to resolve all disputes between the two nations. The letter comes a day after India said there will be no bilateral meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek.
In a letter to Modi congratulating him on his second term as the prime minister of India, Khan said talks between the two nations were the only solution to help both countries’ people overcome poverty and that it was important to work together for regional development, the Geo TV reported.
Imran Khan stressed that Pakistan is looking forward to resolving all the disputes, including Kashmir.
India had been on a strong boycott since Pulwama attack and has maintained that there will be no talks with Pakistan till the time they take concrete action against the militant groups residing in their land.
On May 26, breaking the ice in bilateral ties, Khan spoke to Modi congratulating him on the massive electoral victory in the general elections and expressing his desire to work with him towards the advancing the objective of peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia.
Modi on his part called for creating trust and an environment free of violence and terrorism for fostering peace and prosperity in the region.
India has rejected Pakistan’s offer of talks, maintaining that terror and talks cannot go together.