Indian envoy in Pakistan meets Imran Khan, raises concerns over cross-border terror

Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria on Friday called on Pakistan’s prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan and discussed bilateral relations even as he voiced the Indian leadership’s concerns over terrorism and cross-border infiltration.

Bisaria also felicitated the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief on his success in the election.

“The Indian High Commissioner briefed the PTI leadership on India’s concerns about terrorism and cross-border infiltration,” the Indian High Commission here said in a tweet.

Khan’s PTI emerged as the single largest party in the July 25 general election and it nominated him as prime minister. He will take oath as prime minister on August 18.

The Indian envoy met cricketer-turned-politician Khan at his Banigala residence in the suburbs of the capital.

He discussed various issues with Khan including the bilateral relationship and also presented him a cricket bat signed by the Indian cricket team.

“Indian HC Ajay Bisaria called on Mr Imran Khan, Chairperson & senior leadership of PTI. HC congratulated @ImranKhanPTI on his electoral success, discussed range of issues, prospects of India-Pak relationship. HC gifted a cricket bat autographed by the entire Indian cricket team,” the mission said in another tweet.

Bisaria also felicitated Khan on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed matters of mutual interest.

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