PM Narendra Modi, Imran Khan Not to Meet at SCO Summit in Bishkek: MEA
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Indian Premier Narendra Modi. (Photo Credit: File)

New Delhi, June 6: The scope for easing the ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan will have to wait for some more time, as the Indian government had made it clear that there would be no bilateral meeting between PM Narendra Modi and Pakistan Premier Imran Khan during SCO Summit in Bishkek. The MEA has even mentioned that no plan has been set either for both the Premiers to meet.

Making the vibes clear, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar stated, "To the best of my knowledge no meeting has been planned between PM Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan at the SCO Summit in Bishkek." The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit is going to take place in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek during June 13-14, where PM Modi is expected to be present. Debt-Ridden Pakistan Revives Economic Team To Get Financial Support From IMF, Sacks Former Chief of Nation's State Bank.

Last month, after Narendra Modi-led NDA secured a thumping majority in the recently concluded Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Pakistan Premier Imran Khan personally congratulated him on Twitter and even spoke with him on phone. After the conversation, it was hoped that the diplomatic ties would be eased between the two 'friendly' nations.

Apart from this, new development is arriving that PM Modi will be visiting the Maldives and Sri Lanka on June 8 and 9. He would also be addressing the Maldivian Parliament on June 8, informed Foreign Secretary Vikram Gokhale.