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Pakistan

Web Desk
June 14, 2019

PM Imran, Narendra Modi exchange pleasantries at SCO summit

Pakistan

Web Desk
Fri, Jun 14, 2019

BISHKEK: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi exchanged pleasantries on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Bishkek.

Indian media reported that PM Imran Khan and Narendra Modi exchanged ‘usual’ pleasantries on the second day of the SCO summit.

Imran Khan also congratulated Modi on his election victory during their first face-to-face interaction.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has also confirmed that PM Imran Khan and Narendra Modi shook hands during the summit.

Qureshi said “Imran Khan and Modi shook hands and briefly exchanged views.”

Imran Khan and Indian PM also briefly exchanged views over Indian elections, he added.

It may be noted here that PM Imran Khan and Modi attended also dinner reception hosted by President Kyrgyzstan in honour of leaders participating in the 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Bishkek.

Video circulating on social media shows PM Imran Khan and Narendra Modi entered the hall together however, Imran Khan walking at the front snubbed his Indian counterpart.