LAHORE: Indian premier Narendra Modi left for New Delhi after a brief surprise visit to Lahore where he was received by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other Pakistani officials.
Modi and Nawaz Sharif also held a brief meeting at the latter’s Raiwind residence. This was the first time an Indian premier has visited Pakistan in more than a decade.
Earlier, the Indian PM landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport on a surprise visit, where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif were present to receive him.
Family matters. PM visits PM Sharif's home in a special gesture, where his grand-daughter's wedding is being held pic.twitter.com/nWj9hQvugy
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Both the leaders flew to Raiwind, where Mr Modi briefly attended PM Nawaz’s grand daughter’s wedding ceremony and then held a brief meeting with his Pakistani counterpart.