Nawaz Sharif accepts invitation, will attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony

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Sharif to attend Modi's swearing-in
New Delhi, May 24: After days of dilly-dallying and uncertainity over him attending PM designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday accepted the invitation formally and said that he would attend the swearing-in ceremony on May 26.

PM House spokesperson said that Sharif would attend the swearing-in ceremony on Monday, May 26.

Meanwhile politicians welcomed the move saying that Sharif was welcome in India. JD(U) leader KC Tyagi said: "We welcome Nawaz Sharif to India, also welcome Modi's changed policies, as during whole poll campaign he spoke against Pak."

Reports also suggest tht Sartaz Aziz, Advisor to Pakistan PM, will be a part of Sharif's designation. Aziz spoke to media and said that 'after Narendra Modi's swearing in ceremony there will be getting to know each other type meeting too between the two leaders.'

Narendra Modi is scheduled to take the oath as the PM on May 26 at Rastrapati Bhavan.

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