New Delhi: During the ongoing Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged greetings with Pak PM Imran Khan. PM Modi pitched strongly for a regional and global drive to eliminate terrorism.
This exchange of talks is first since the Pulwama terror attack which had led to escalation of tensions between the two countries.
Earlier, while addressing the SCO summit, PM Modi had hinted at Pakistan backing terrorism. He also stressed on the importance of peace in Afghanistan for the overall security situation in the subcontinent.
Modi also urged the member states to try coordinated action against international terrorism under SCO's Regional Anti-Terrorist structure.
The terrorism issue also featured prominently in the Bishkek Declaration of the SCO Heads of State Council.
A document called Roadmap for further action of the SCO-Afghanistan contact group was signed. Another agreement for establishing Astana International Financial Centre.