Happy to meet PM Modi, ready for talks, says PM Imran Khan

NEW DELHI: After inaugurating Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said he had a “good conversation” with Modi and “would be happy to talk to him any time”.

“Nothing is impossible. I am ready for talks on any issue.I will be happy to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and talk to him,” said Khan, whose government completed 100 days on Thursday.

“We are willing to wait for (general) elections to get over in India for a gesture from New Delhi. Let us talk,” Khan stated during an interaction with a group of Indian journalists.

On resolving Kashmir dispute with India, Khan said, “India should look at the Kashmir issue differently and not as a territorial issue. If nothing else, we want the government of India to do something for the people of Kashmir,” a leading news agency quoted him as saying.

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Khan on Wednesday asserted that the Army and political leadership in Pakistan were on the same page on improving ties with India.

“I am telling you, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the ruling party, other political parties and (Pakistan’s) armed forces are on one page…We want to move ahead. We want a civilised relationship with India.