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Mirwaiz Farooq, Imam Bukhari turn up at Pak embassy’s ‘Eid Milan’

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Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid, Syed Bukhari, were among those who showed up at the ‘Eid Milan’ programme at the Pakistani embassy here on Tuesday.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ilyas Azmi were among those who turned up at the function.

The Pakistan High Commission cancelled its original plan to host an ‘iftar’ on July 4, during the holy month of Ramzan, to ensure that the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the SCO summit in the Russian city of Ufa went off without any hiccups.

A meeting between the Hurriyat leaders and the Pakistani envoy in August last year had led to India calling off the proposed Foreign Secretary-level talks between the two nations. (ANI)