Indian Envoy In Pakistan Meets Imran Khan, Raises Concerns Over Cross-Border Terror
Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria called on Pakistan's prime minister-elect Imran Khan and discussed bilateral relations even as he voiced the Indian leadership's concerns over terrorism and cross-border infiltration.
Bisaria also felicitated the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief on his success in the election.
Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf emerged as the single largest party in the July 25 general election. He will take oath as prime minister on August 18.
The Indian envoy met cricketer-turned-politician Khan at his Banigala residence in the suburbs of the Pakistani capital - Islamabad.
He discussed various issues with Khan including the bilateral relationship and also presented him a cricket bat signed by the Indian cricket team.
Bisaria also felicitated Khan on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed matters of mutual interest.
Khan stressed the need to restart the dialogue between the two countries on all outstanding issues, including Kashmir. He also expressed concern over alleged human rights violations in the Valley, Pakistani media reported.
Khan also hoped for India's participation in the SAARC summit, scheduled to be held in Islamabad.