Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar referring to the felicitation letter written by Indian premier Narendra Modi to Prime Minister Imran Khan said, “India’s message of goodwill is a welcome step”.
Asad Umar further added that PM Imran also desires “for a peaceful South Asia”.
He, in his tweet, said, “PM @narendramodi message of goodwill on 23rd march is a welcome step. From the day he became PM @ImranKhanPTI has been expressing his desire for a peaceful South Asia with relationships with all our neighbour’s based on mutual respect & peace coexistence.”
PM @narendramodi message of goodwill on 23rd march is a welcome step. From the day he became PM @ImranKhanPTI has been expressing his desire for a peaceful south asia with relationships with all our neighbour's based on mutual respect & peace coexistence.
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) March 23, 2021
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said extended greeting to the People of Pakistan on the occasion of National Day.
According to the statement issued, Modi said that as a neighbouring country India desires cordial relations with the people of Pakistan.
“For this, an environment of trust, devoid of terror and hostility, is imperative, Indian Premier added.
Modi also conveyed his best wishes for dealing with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Pakistan Day is being celebrated today on March 23 to commemorate the ‘Lahore Minto Park’ Resolution in the year 1940.
Pakistan Day is a public holiday observed annually on March 23rd across the country.
The Lahore Resolution of 1940 is also known as the ‘Pakistan Resolution‘ that ultimately led to the formulation of Pakistan.