The whole nation was surprised when Prime minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to Pakistan to meet counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Friday.Prime minister was on a two day trip to Russia after which he stopped at Afghanistan and tweeted that he would also make a stop at Lahore on his way back.
It is to be noted that it was Pakistani Prime minister’s birthday on 26th December too.
The two nations, have shared a rather icy relationship over the last few months and the visit is hailed by some as the move to take the peace talks forward with Pakistan.
Modi and Shairf met at the latter’s family house which was decked up for nawaz sharif’s grand daughter’s wedding.The both Prime ministers talked for about 90 minutes over tea and also shared an early evening tea before Modi came back to India.Prime minister Nawaz Sharif welcomed Modi and Airport and also went to see him off.
“Among the decisions taken was that ties between the two countries would be strengthened and also people-to-people contact would be strengthened so that the atmosphere can be created in which the peace process can move forward,” An official was quoted as saying.
The Indian media went berserk over this visit and was seen analysing every little detail of the visit.Some elements of the political society were not thrilled over the visit.A group of people also protested in Delhi against Modi over this visit.