Sushma Swaraj to visit Pakistan on December 8 to attend conference

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New Delhi, Dec 5: The External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Pakistan to attend a conference scheduled to be held in Islamabad.

Foreign secretary S Jaishankar will also accompany her during visit to Pakistan, reported the Times of India citing government sources.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Pak

Swaraj will visit Islamabad on December 8 to attend the Heart of Asia security conference.

This visit has come after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif held a brief 2 minute chat in Paris on the side lines of climate summit in November.

Before Paris summit, both the prime ministers met in Ufa in July this year. The minister is expected to call on PM Sharif and also his adviser on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz on the sidelines of the conference.

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Swaraj will return to India in the evening the next day. Swaraj had been invited by Pakistan to attend the conference. The same invitation was extended by Afghanistan too.

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