Modi Thanks Shehbaz Sharif Amidst Strained India-Pakistan Relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for his congratulatory message on Modi's third term win. The relations between India and Pakistan have been strained since the 2019 Balakot airstrikes and the withdrawal of special powers from Jammu and Kashmir.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 10-06-2024 17:57 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 17:57 IST
Modi Thanks Shehbaz Sharif Amidst Strained India-Pakistan Relations
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In a diplomatic exchange, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude to Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for his congratulatory message on Modi's re-election for a third term.

Since the conclusion of the Lok Sabha polls on June 4, leaders from nearly 100 countries have congratulated Modi on the BJP-led NDA's victory.

Relations between India and Pakistan have faced significant challenges following the 2019 Balakot airstrikes and the revocation of Kashmir's special status. Despite the tension, both nations engaged in this notable exchange, emphasizing India's stance on seeking peaceful neighborly relations, contingent upon Pakistan's efforts to mitigate terror and hostility.

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