Imran writes to Modi, offers talks

ISLAMABAD, June 7: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi today said Islamabad wants talks with New Delhi to resolve all differences, including on the Kashmir issue, according to a media report, a day after India said there will be no bilateral meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek next week.
In a letter to Modi congratulating him on his second term as the Prime Minister of India, Khan said talks between the two nations were the only solution to help both countries’ people overcome poverty and that it was important to work together for regional development, the Geo TV reported.
Khan said Pakistan desires the resolution of all problems, including that of the Kashmir issue, the report said.
Meanwhile, sources in New Delhi said the Pakistani Prime Minister has sent a letter to Modi, congratulating on his election victory, but did not clarify when the letter was received.
This is the second time after Modi was re-elected to power that the Pakistani premier has expressed his desire to work together with India for the betterment of their people. (PTI)