The resounding victory of Mian Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan’s general election is good news for India-Pakistan relationships. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh while congratulating Nawaz Sharif extended him an invitation to visit India. Earlier in an interview to Barkha Dutt on NDTV, Nawaz Sharif had expressed his desire to continue the initiative for uniting the people of the two nations. He even quipped that he planned to visit India whether he was invited or not !.
Salman Kurshid, India’s foreign minister also welcomed the news and looked forward to better relations with Pakistan.