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25 Nov, 2013

Pakistan PM calls for visa-free travel with India – Times of India

LAHORE: Increasingly under pressure in his country over the continuing drone attacks by US agencies in Pakistani areas, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made a strong plea over the weekend for speedily resuming peace ties with India.

“We must aim to dismantle visa requirement between the two countries,” Sharif said choosing the unusual venue of the opening of a literary and cultural conference to voice the demand. The reason: he was told that The Times of India’s correspondent was present at the function. Directly addressing TOI’s representative for a large part of his speech, Nawaz Sharif said: “You must go back and convince your government to sit with us and resolve issues.”

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