Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to the new Pakistani Counterpart Imran Khan and congratulated him for the victory. With the warm wishes, PM Modi also hoped to reshape the peace and development in the entire neighbourhood.
Ministry of external affairs released a statement talking about the discussions both the PM had with each other.
The statement read, “Prime Minister speaks to Imran Khan, chairperson of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Party and congratulated him for his party emerging as the largest political party in the National Assembly of Pakistan in the recently conducted general elections”.
It further said, “Prime Minister expressed hope that democracy will take deeper roots in Pakistan. PM also Reiterated his vision of peace and development in the entire neighbourhood”.
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After the victory, the new PM held the first public address on Thursday where he said that his government is ready to improve the relations with India by resolving all the disputes including Kashmir issue.
As soon the result of the election was declared, India has welcomed the result by a statement released by the ministry of External Affairs.
“India desires a prosperous and progressive Pakistan at peace with its neighbours. We welcome that the People of Pakistan have reposed their faith in democracy through general elections”.