New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people of Pakistan on their national day, close on the heels of President Pranab Mukherjee stating that India remains committed to peaceful, friendly and cooperative relations with the neighbouring country.
"Greetings to the people of Pakistan on their national day," Modi said on Twitter.
Greetings to the people of Pakistan on their National Day.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 23, 2016
Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has organised a series of events to mark the day, including a reception which is expected to be attended among others by Kashmiri separatist leaders.
On who will represent the government at the Pakistan national day celebrations at their High Commission, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said a senior Minister will attend.
Mukherjee had on Tuesday said, "India remains committed to peaceful, friendly and cooperative relations with Pakistan. I am of the firm conviction that our cooperation will lead to progress and prosperity in our region. I take this opportunity to extend my best wishes for your good health and well-being."