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PM Modi’s Favourite Dish Among Other Delicacies At Nawaz Sharif’s Home

PM Modi's Favourite Dish Among Other Delicacies At Nawaz Sharif's Home

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore.

LAHORE:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s favourite dish ‘Saag’ was among other vegetarian delicacies prepared for him at Jati Umrah residence of his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

“All dishes, including Saag, daal and vegetable food, were cooked in desi ghee,” a source told PTI.

Kashmiri tea was also presented to the Indian premier. Around 11 members of Prime Minister’s Modi’s delegation, who were issued a 72-hour visa, accompanied him to Jati Umrah.

However, over 100 other members of the delegation stayed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport.

When Prime Minister Modi reached Mr Sharif’s ancestral residence, located on the outskirts of Lahore, Mr Sharif’s son Hasan and other family members received him warmly.

The source said Mr Sharif’s mother also entered the hall where both premiers were holding the meeting along with his other family members.

“Modi touched the feet of Sharif’s mother,” he said.

Prime Minister Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore is the first trip to Pakistan by an Indian Prime Minister in more than 10 years.