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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif offers prayers at Jama Masjid

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday offered prayers at the historic Jama Masjid.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday offered prayers at the historic Jama Masjid and visited the Red Fort in Old Delhi area. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Sharif, who arrived in Delhi on Monday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, visited Jama Masjid, one of Asia's largest mosque, and Mughal era monument Red Fort along with other members of his delegation. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

The Pakistan Prime Minister will later hold bilateral talks with Modi during which both sides are expected to discuss ways to enhance bilateral cooperation, before leaving for Pakistan. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Sharif had said on Monday that he intends to pick up the threads with India's new leader Modi from where he and then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee left off in 1999. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

The Pakistan Prime Minister had said that both governments have a strong mandate and this could help in "turning a new page in our relations". (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

Sharif's visit is seen as significant by political observers here given that hardline elements in Pakistan have expressed their unhappiness over his responding to the invitation positively. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)