Modi greets Imran Khan on Pakistan National Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan on his country’s national day, Khan claimed in a tweet.

“Received message from PM Modi: ‘I extend my greetings and best wishes to the people of Pakistan on the National Day of Pakistan.

“It is time that people of sub-continent work together for a democratic, peaceful, progressive and prosperous region, in an atmosphere free of terror and violence,” Khan quoted Modi as saying.

Modi’s greetings come at a time when the Centre has boycotted Pakistan National Day celebrations at its High Commission in New Delhi.