Modi greets Imran Khan on Pakistan National Day
Pakistan National Day that is celebrated on March 23 every year to commemorate the Lahore Resolution passed in 1940 turned interesting this year amidst the heated up scenario between the opponent countries. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly sent Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan a greeting message on the eve of Pakistan National Day.
Imran Khan took to his official Twitter handle to thank Modi message: "I extend my greetings & best wishes to the people of Pakistan on the National Day of Pakistan. It is time that ppl of Sub-continent work together for a democratic, peaceful, progressive & prosperous region, in an atmosphere free of terror and violence.”
Quoting this, Imran said that he was ready to work with Modi in resolving all the issues that are setting the countries apart. He hoped that a new relationship based on peace and prosperity would be established between India and Pakistan. As Islamabad celebrated the day, the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has organised events which were observed to be secluded ones.
Political analysts from around the world have welcomed this step taken up by Modi as a gesture towards peace. On the other hand, speculations are around the fact of why Modi had sent a private message but not an official one as Imran Khan did.