Modi's call to Imran after polls positive development: Pak envoy
August 14, 2018  17:11
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan to congratulate him for winning the elections is a positive development, Islamabad's envoy to New Delhi said today and expressed hope that such steps could lead to betterment of ties.


Pakistan's High Commissioner in New Delhi Sohail Mahmood made the remarks during an event held at the country's chancery to mark the country's 72nd Independence Day.


"Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling PTI chairman Imran Khan after the results of the general elections is another positive development. And it is hoped that such positive developments will lead to the betterment of ties between the two countries," Mahmood said.


The envoy emphasised that "peaceful relations" with all Pakistan's neighbours, including India, were accorded "high priority" in the foreign policy vision outlined by the incoming leadership in Pakistan. 
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