PR No. 26 Islamabad

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif telephoned his Indian counterpart Mr Narindra Modi today and conveyed his heartfelt sadness and grief on the loss of lives in Pathankot’s terror attack. The Prime Minister appreciated the maturity shown by the Indian Government in its statements issued after the unfortunate incident took place. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that his government was working on the leads and information provided by the Indian government. The Prime Minister also stated that the Pakistani government would investigate this matter. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif pointed out to the Indian Prime Minister that whenever a serious effort for bringing peace between the two countries was underway, terrorists try to derail the process. Both the Prime Ministers agreed that a cordial and cooperative relationship between the two countries would be the most appropriate response to the nefarious designs of the terrorists, says a press release received from Colombo here today.