Indian Foreign Minister Receives Invitation to Visit Pakistan
Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh has recieved a formal invitation from his Pakistani counterpart Abdul Sattar to visit Islamabad, an official said Friday.
"Mr. Singh received an invitation a few days ago," foreign ministry spokeswoman Nirupama Rao told reporters here.
No dates for the visit have been announced as yet.
Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee also accepted an invitation to visit Pakistan from President Pervez Musharraf during their July 14-16 summit meeting in the Taj Mahal town of Agra.
Rao said Pakistani high commissioner (ambassador) Ashraf Jehangir Qazi had called on foreign secretary Chokila Iyer on Friday.
But it could not be confirmed whether Qazi had delivered a formal invitation from Musharraf inviting Vajpayee to Islamabad -- NEW DELHI (AFP)