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PM Modi meeting Nawaz Sharif a ‘good step’, says Mufti

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Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Thursday termed the upcoming meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet in Ufa, as a good step.

“It is a good step,” Mufti told the media here.

Pakistan’s Foreign Office had earlier confirmed that Prime Minister Sharif will meet his Indian counterpart Modi on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Ufa on July 10.

Prime Minister Sharif will also meet leaders of other countries at the summit, reported Daily Pakistan.

The confirmation came shortly after Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Vikas Swarup took to twitter to share the information.

According to reports, the SCO summit is likely to see India, which is currently an observer of the grouping, acquire full membership. (ANI)