New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greetings to Pakistan on their national day, close on the heels of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee stating that India remains committed to peaceful, friendly and cooperative relations with the neighbouring country.
Taking to microblogging site Twitter, Modi said. To mark the occasion, Pakistan High Commission here have organised a series of events, including a reception, which is expected to be attended among others by Kashmiri separatist leaders.
When asked who would represent the government at the Pakistan national day celebrations at their High Commission, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said that a senior minister would attend.
On Tuesday, Pranab Mukherjee had said, “India remains committed to peaceful, friendly and cooperative relations with Pakistan. I am of the firm conviction that our cooperation will lead to progress and prosperity in our region. I take this opportunity to extend my best wishes for your good health and well-being,” he had said in his message on Pakistan’s national day.”