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Thank you PM Modi, time to resolve all issues, including Kashmir: Imran Khan on PM’s Pakistan day message

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked PM Narendra Modi for what he called was a message to him on Pakistan’s national day.

“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 & resolve all issues, esp the central issue of Kashmir, & forge a new relationship based on peace & prosperity for all our people,” said Imran Khan on Twitter.

On Friday evening, Imran Khan said that he received wishes from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the ocassion of National Day of Pakistan

In his initial tweet Imran Khan said that PM Narendra Modi extended his wishes and that he made an appeal to come together to work to achieve peace in South Asia.

PM Narendra Modi’s official Twitter handle (@narendramodi) had not tweeted anything on this by this time.

Relations between the two countries have been strained after Pulwama terror attack. Tensions escalated as IAF carried out airstrikes across the LOC at Balakot in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.

On the very next day of IAF airstrikes, the Pakistani Air Force violated Indian airspace. Pakistani planes were intercepted by Indian fighter jets. During the aerial fight, Pakistan’s F-16 fighter jet was shot down by the Indian forces while the IAF lost a MiG-21.

Source: indiatoday.in

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