Modi speaks to Sharif, Hasina, Ghani ahead of Ramadan

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke by telephone to Pakistan and Bangladesh premiers, Nawaz Sharif and Sheikh Hasina, and Afghan President Ashran Ghani and conveyed to them good wishes for the holy month of Ramadan, an official statement here said on Tuesday.

“He (the prime minister) conveyed the good wishes for the holy month of Ramadan to them and their people. He expressed hope for peace, tranquility and harmony in their countries and in the region during this month of piety and prayers,” a Prime Minister’s Office release said.

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

Talking to Hasina, Modi said his visit to Bangladesh this month “has set the stage for a new era in bilateral cooperation and regional partnership between the two countries”.

He thanked her for his “successful visit” and “the extraordinary hospitality, friendship and goodwill” that he received from the people and government of Bangladesh.

Modi assured President Ghani of India’s steadfast commitment to support Afghanistan in its efforts to build a peaceful, stable, secure and prosperous nation.


Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here