Narendra Modi calls Nawaz Sharif extending best wishes for Ramzan

Prime minister Narendra Modi called Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif today to extend his best wishes for Ramzan, which starts on June 18.

According to the PMO release, Modi dialed Pakistan and Bangladesh premiers, Nawaz Sharif and Sheikh Hasina, and Afghan President Ashran Ghani and conveyed to them good wishes for the holy month.

In his conversation with Sharif, Modi reiterated his message of 'peaceful, friendly and cooperative' relations between the two countries.

Modi also conveyed the decision by the government to release detained Pakistani fishermen. Modi said the fishermen released will be able to be with their families to observe this blessed month.

The development came days after Pakistan Senate passed a resolution condemning Modi's recent remarks on the Indian role in creation of Bangladesh.

Also conveyed to PM Sharif our decision to release detained Pakistani fishermen on this pious occasion.

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