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Congress Leader Shatrughan Sinha Meets Pakistan President Arif Alvi In Lahore, Discusses Kashmir

Arif Alvi And Sinha Agreed That There Was A Strong Need To Work For The Promotion Of Peace In The Subcontinent.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 23 Feb 2020, 09:04:25 AM
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Shatrughan Sinha, who is in Pakistan on a personal visit, called on President Alvi at the Governor House in Lahore (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

Congress leader and actor Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday called on Pakistan President Arif Alvi during which the two leaders agreed that there was a strong need to work for promotion of peace in the subcontinent. Sinha, who is in Pakistan on a personal visit, called on President Alvi at the Governor House in Lahore and the two discussed Kashmir among other matters of interest, according to a statement by Alvi's office.

Both Alvi and Sinha agreed that there was a strong need to work for promotion of peace in the subcontinent.

"Indian politician Shatrughan Sinha met President Dr. Arif Alvi in Lahore today. They discussed the importance of building peace bridges across the border. Mr @ShatruganSinha endorsed concern of the President about the lockdown of occupied Kashmir for more than 200 days (sic)," the President of Pakistan tweeted.

(Photo Credits: Twitter/PresOfPakistan)

Sinha earlier had said that his visit to Pakistan was a "purely a personal visit" and there was "nothing official, nor political about it".

Last year, Sinha was in news when he praised Jinnah for his role independence during India’s independence struggle. While addressing a public rally at Sausar in Madhya Pradesh’s Chindwara on Friday, Shatrughan Sinha said, “From Sardar Patel to Nehru, from Mahatma Gandhi to Jinnah, from Indira Gandhi to Rahul Gandhi, all have had a role to play in nation’s independence and development.”

(With Agency Inputs)

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First Published : 23 Feb 2020, 07:18:06 AM