ISLAMABAD, March 30 (KATAKAMI.COM) — Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani will visit India’s Mohali for one day on the invitation of his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh to watch the cricket World Cup semifinal between Pakistan and India, Pakistani Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
As reported by XINHUA News Agency on Wednesday, the two prime ministers will meet at this important sports event and watch the match together, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in a statement.
The Indian prime minister will host a dinner meeting in the honor of the Pakistani prime minister, it said.
Prime Minister Gilani will be accompanied by important political leaders, members of the federal cabinet and parliamentarians.
“Prime Minister Gilani’s presence in Mohali signifies the tremendous enthusiasm of the people of Pakistan for cricket. It also coincides with the resumption of the Pakistan-India dialogue process,” the statement said.
The two prime ministers are expected to have a conversation on all issues of mutual interest on the sidelines of the cricket match, it added. (*)