Russia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold bilateral talks with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Ufa, Russia today.
Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Vikas Swarup had taken to twitter on Thursday to share the information. 'It is confirmed. PM @narendramodi and PM Nawaz Sharif will have a bilateral meeting in Ufa tomorrow at 9.15 am on sidelines of SCO Summit,' he had posted.
Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif. File pic
According to reports, Prime Minister Modi will, during the talks, strongly raise India's concerns on terror and the release of Lashkar-e-Taiba leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhavi with Pakistan.
The meeting between the Prime Ministers of both countries comes a day after Pakistani troops had fired at a Border Security Force forward post in Kashmir, killing a jawan. This was the second such incident in the past week.