India to invite Pakistan's Sharif, other leaders, to Modi inauguration

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India will invite the leaders of Pakistan and other neighbours to Narendra Modi's inauguration as prime minister, a spokeswoman for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Wednesday, in a bold step to embark on a policy of regional engagement.

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be on the guest list of leaders from the eight-member South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) invited to attend Modi's swearing in next Monday, spokeswoman Nirmala Sitharaman said.

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