Shehbaz and Nawaz Sharif Congratulate Modi on Third Term

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Nawaz Sharif congratulated Narendra Modi on taking oath for his third term as India's Prime Minister. Shehbaz posted his congratulations on X, highlighting Modi's electoral success. Nawaz emphasized the opportunity to positively shape the future of South Asia's two billion people.

PTI | Islamabad | Updated: 10-06-2024 16:49 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 16:49 IST
Shehbaz and Nawaz Sharif Congratulate Modi on Third Term
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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his elder brother, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, extended their congratulations to Narendra Modi on his swearing-in for a third consecutive term as India's Prime Minister. The congratulations were posted on platform X, underscoring the electoral confidence Modi has garnered among the Indian populace.

In a heartfelt message, Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) chief, noted Modi's success as a reflection of the people's trust in his leadership. He urged Modi to use this opportunity to better the lives of the two billion people in South Asia. Modi's swearing-in ceremony, held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, witnessed attendance from significant leaders of India's neighboring countries and the Indian Ocean region.

While Shehbaz, having recently returned from China, Pakistan's all-weather ally, was not invited to the ceremony, he still took to X to congratulate Modi. Other dignitaries in attendance included leaders from Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Bhutan, and Seychelles. However, Indo-Pak relations have remained strained since 2019 when Pakistan downgraded ties following India's suspension of Article 370.

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