Ufa (Russia), July 9: India and Pakistan likely to sign five agreements as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif is set to meet on Friday on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here.
According to media reports, at least 5 agreements are likely to be signed between the two leaders.
These agreements include Indian and Pakistani banks to be set up in each other's countries. Three year multiple entry visas is also likely to be given to Pakistan businessmen. Multiple entry visas is also likely to be given to bus travellers on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route and Delhi-Lahore route.
PM Modi met PM Sharif had last met at the SAARC summit held in the last week of November last year.
PM Mod also extended his greetings to Pakistan PM at the beginning of the holy month of Ramzan in JUne. In his telephonic conversation, Modi also conveyed to Sharif India's decision to release detained Pakistani fishermen on the "pious" occasion of Ramzan.
Pakistan and India have been involved in a war of words recently with leaders from both sides exchanging sharp comments after Modi's critical remarks about Pakistan during his Dhaka visit and in the wake of India's military action in Myanmar.