PM phones Modi, conveys sorrow over Pathankot terror incident


COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Jan 5 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif phoned his Indian counterpart Narindra Modi on Tuesday and conveyed his heartfelt sadness and grief over the loss of lives in Pathankot’s terror attack.

The Prime Minister, who is in Sri Lanka on an official visit, appreciated the maturity shown by the Indian Government in its statements issued after the unfortunate incident.

He said that his government was working on the leads and information provided by the Indian government.

He also stated that the Pakistani government would investigate the matter.

The Prime Minister pointed out to the Indian Prime Minister that whenever a serious effort for bringing peace between the two countries was underway, terrorists tried to derail the process.

Both the prime ministers agreed that a cordial and cooperative relationship between the two countries would be the most appropriate response to the nefarious designs of the terrorists.