The steel magnate, Sajjan met Nawaz Sharif, sparking speculation that he may have been involved in efforts to revive the stalled dialogue between the two countries.
The delegations, who flew into the Rawalpindi airport in a private aircraft, was received by Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz and Raheel Munir, a businessman who is the husband of Sharif’s granddaughter Mehr-un-Nisa.
The delegation then travelled to the Prime Minister’s House in the capital for a meeting.
Later, Jindal and his delegation were driven to the resort of Murree for a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Indian External affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said he had “no information” on the meeting.
Maryam Nawaz Confirms Meeting
Maryam Nawaz confirmed meeting between PM Nawaz Sharif and Jindal, saying “Mr Jindal is an old friend of the Prime Minister.”
In a tweet, Maryam said, “Nothing 'secret' about the meeting and should not be blown out of proportion.”
(Courtesy Hindustan Times/NNI)