PM Modi message to PM Khan was just a customary exchange on National Day, claims India

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PM Modi message to PM Khan was just a customary exchange on National Day, claims India

NEW DELHI - India said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had written a letter to Pakistan PM Khan link part of the diplomatic practice of writing to Heads of state/Govt on National Days.

The letter is sent to all countries with whom India has diplomatic relations.

The development comes in the back Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeting that he received a message from PM Modi on the occasion of Pakistan National day which is celebrated on 23th March.

According to Imran Khan, PM Modi in the message said "I extend my greetings & best wishes to the people of Pakistan on the National Day of Pakistan."

Top sources told WION, PM Modi in his message to PM Imran Khan highlighted the importance of a terror-free South Asia.The unsigned letter was sent to the Pakistani government ahead of Pakistani National day on 23rd March.

India has boycotted Pakistan National Day events in Delhi and Islamabad as Pakistan had invited separatist Hurriyat leadership.No political representative was sent to Pakistan National day reception at Pakistan high commission in Delhi while in Pakistan, Indian high commission and other Indian diplomats will not be participating in Pakistan national day events on Saturday.