Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Mohamad Faisal

Prime Minister Modi to be invited to attend SARC: Foreign Office

ISLAMABAD –  Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Mohamad Faisal said on Tuesday that the Indian prime minister will be invited to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit.

The FO spokesman and Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari were addressing Kashmir conference in Islamabad. The FO spokesman said that Pakistan wants the resolution of Kashmir issue through talks, however, India is avoiding the matter. While speaking on the Kashmir issue,

FO spokesman said that the matter has been raised at national and international fora. It is pertinent to mention that the SAARC summit was to be held in Pakistan in 2016 but due to strain in ties, India declined the invite, causing Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan to follow suit. (01)