New Delhi: In an overture to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan's Premier Nawaz Sharif Thursday sent a sari for his mother.

Modi, who received the present, expressed his gratitude to Sharif, and said he would hand it over to his mother soon.

"Nawaz Sharif ji has sent a wonderful white Sari for my Mother. I am really grateful to him & will send it to my Mother very soon," Modi tweeted.

Nawaz Sharif, along with other leaders of SAARC nations as well as Mauritius, had accepted Modi's invitation to attend his impressive swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan May 26 and made a two-day visit to New Delhi.