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Nawaz Sharif gifts sari to Modi’s mother

Modi on Thursday thanked the Pakistan Prime Minister for the gift, which he said, he will soon send it to his mother.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: June 6, 2014 12:09:11 pm
Sharif has sent a white sari for the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sharif has sent a white sari for the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sent a white sari for the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi had gifted a shawl to Sharif’s mother when he visited India last week.

Modi on Thursday thanked the Pakistan Prime Minister for the gift, which he said, he will soon send it to his mother.

By evening, Modi’s mother was photographed with the gift from the Pakistan Prime Minister. “Nawaz Sharif ji has sent a wonderful white Sari for my Mother. I am really grateful to him & will send it to my Mother very soon,” Modi tweeted.

After being sworn in on May 26, Modi had talked about the two having an “emotional” conversation.

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Sharif, Modi tweeted, was touched by visuals of his mother offering him sweets. “The visuals touched both Nawaz Sharifji and his mother. He (Sharif) told me after seeing the visuals, his mother got very emotional,” Modi tweeted.

Sharif, according to Modi’s tweets, visits his mother once a week.

Modi had sent a shawl for Sharif’s mother after which the daughter of the Pakistani leader — Maryam Nawaz Sharif — had tweeted, “Thank u v much PM @narendramodi for the beautiful shawl for my grandmother. My father personally delivered it to her.”

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First published on: 06-06-2014 at 04:12:53 am

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