Modi heads to Pakistan in first visit by Indian PM in over decade

December 25, 2015 8:44 AM

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Modi heads to Pakistan in first visit by Indian PM in over decade

NEW DELHI/KABUL Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a surprise stopover at Pakistan to meet his counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, on Friday, in what will be an Indian's premier's first visit to the arch rival in more than a decade.

Modi and Sharif resumed high-level contacts with a brief conversation at climate change talks in Paris late last month, part of efforts to restart a peace dialogue plagued by militant attacks and distrust.

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