Sharif also stated that if India wants to restore ties, the Kashmir issue must be discussed and that too seriously with full sincerity.
The consent on the power pact came after a retreat of South Asian leaders at Dhulikhel.
While there was no substantive talk between the two leaders, they did spend almost three hours in a ‘convivial’ atmosphere.
This came even as India ruled out any talks between Modi and Sharif on the sidelines of the 18th SAARC summit in Kathmandu.
Sources said Nepal is very keen that these agreements are signed, or else this summit could be perceived as unsuccessful.
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China, an observer in the grouping, has been trying for a SAARC membership.
Sharif, on his part, was evasive on Wednesday when media asked him about a possible meeting with Modi.
The leaders are expected to meet at a retreat near Dhulikhel in a final attempt to salvage these pacts.
The 18th SAARC summit starts in Kathmandu today. Addressing the summit, PM Narendra Modi said that good neighbourhood is an universal aspiration.
This will be their first meeting since May, when Sharif attended Modi’s swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi.
In August, Singh had cancelled a meeting with Chaudhary after Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi Abdul Basit met Hurriyat leaders.
A statement from Pakistan PMO’s office said that Barack Obama informed Nawaz Sharif of his forthcoming visit to India.
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Shaban will then take over the mantle from his father as 14th Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in the country.