PM Narendra Modi, Imran Khan Meeting Will Not Take Place During SCO Summit at Bishkek, Confirms MEA
PM Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Premier Imran Khan. (Photo Credit: PTI)

New Delhi, June 10: The Indian government on Monday confirmed that no meeting has been scheduled between Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan at SCO Summit at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. Both PM Modi and Pakistan Premier Khan would attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit on June 13 and June 14.

Informing on the latest development, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar stated, "There is no meeting which is being organised between Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan at SCO Summit at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. There is nothing more that we can add at this stage." PM Narendra Modi to Meet China's President Xi Jinping On Sidelines of SCO Summit 2019

Earlier there were reports that Imran Khan had requested the Indian diplomacy to schedule a meeting with PM Modi during the SCO summit in Bishkek. However, no positive reply arrived from the Indian side and MEA denied of any such schedule.

Meanwhile, China requested the Indian government not to pull Pakistan on terrorism at the SCO summit. Though speculations are high as tensions between India and Pakistan have raised to a maximum in the last couple of months after the Pulwama Terror attacks, the issue of terrorism is most probably would be discussed.