Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has written a letter to S Jaishankar congratulating him on his appointment as the External Affairs Minister and also advocated talks between the two countries. Jaishankar took the charge of office formally on May 31. He has served as the former foreign secretary.
In the letter advocating talks between India and Pakistan, Qureshi said that the ties between the two nations have been frayed since the Pulwama terror attack on February 14, whose responsibility was claimed by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).
This comes at the backdrop of the visit of Pakistani Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood to India on Eid, during which he offered Namaz at Delhi’s historic Jama Masjid. Read More