LAHORE: On the eve of Pakistan Day, Prime Minister Imran Khan, received a message from his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
On Friday, Khan took to twitter saying: “Received message from Indian Prime Minister Narendra.”
Modi extended his greetings and best wishes to the people of Pakistan on the National Day of Pakistan, Imran Khan said.
“It is time that people of Sub-continent work together for a democratic, peaceful, progressive & prosperous region, in an atmosphere free of terror and violence,” Modi told PM Imran Khan.
Imran Khan later tweeted: "I welcome PM Modi's message to our people. As we celebrate Pakistan Day I believe it is time to begin a comprehensive dialogue with India to address and resolve all issues, especially the central issue of Kashmir, and forge a new relationship based on peace and prosperity for all our people."
Pakistan Day is observed on March 23 every year to commemorate the passage of Lahore Resolution on this day in 1940 when the Muslims of the Sub-continent set the agenda of a separate homeland for themselves. – With inputs from agencies