Modi, Nawaz Sharif likely to meet next month in Switzerland


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif are likely to meet next month in Switzerland, the media reported.

They will attend the 46th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos-Klosters. The three-day meeting will commence on January 20.

New Delhi has shown its consent for participation by Modi while Nawaz will attend the forum from Pakistani side, The News International on Wednesday quoted diplomatic sources as saying.

Meanwhile, it is likely that the foreign secretaries’ talks between Pakistan and India will take place after the Davos meeting of the two prime ministers.

India is insisting that the talks that would determine the course of future dialogue between both the countries should be held in New Delhi while Pakistan is asking it take place in Islamabad, the sources said.