PM Modi greets Nawaz Sharif on Ramzan, says India will free Pak fishermen


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended his greetings of Ramzan to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. PM Modi conveyed his best wishes on the occasion of Ramzan while stressing the need for having “peaceful” and “friendly” bilateral ties.

During his telephonic conversation, PM Modi also conveyed to Sharif, India’s decision to release detained Pakistani fishermen.

“He reiterated to Prime Minister Sharif his message of peaceful, friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries,” said an official release.

Pakistan had recently passed an anti-India resolution after PM Modi’s indirect remarks regarding Pakistan providing shelter to certain terror organizations and failing to curb cross-border terror and infiltration.

The Prime Minister took to Twitter and mentioned about the conversation with his counterparts.


PM Modi also spoke to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and conveyed his greetings of Ramzan. The PM assured President Ghani of India’s “steadfast commitment” to support Afghanistan in its efforts to build a peaceful, stable, secure and prosperous nation.