New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been invited to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on May 26, reports said on Wednesday.
According to reports, the Pakistan Prime Minister will be among 3,000 dignitaries who have been invited to attend the function.
Besides Pakistan Prime Minister, the heads of governments of the SAARC members countries have also been invited to attend the function.
There is no recent precedent for inviting foreign heads of state when an Indian prime minister has been sworn in.
SAARC nations include Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan and the invitation would send out a strong signal of a neighbour-friendly new government.