| GEO Pakistan|
| Manmohan accepts invitation to visit Pakistan: Gilani|
| Updated at: 0503 PST, Wednesday, April 14, 2010|
WASHINGTON: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has accepted invitation to visit Pakistan, claimed Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, who had twice informal chats with Indian PM on the sideline of Nuclear Summit, which concluded here on Tuesday, Geo news reported.
In a brief media briefing after the conclusion of a two-day Nuclear Security Summit, the Premier Gilani said US expressed concerns over the power shortfall in Pakistan and US experts have shown agreement to visit Pakistan in order to rid us of the same plight.
Indian Premier Manmohan Singh has accepted my invitation to visit Pakistan soon, he maintained, adding the announcement regarding his visit will be made after two sides’ consultation.
“I had important meetings with Chinese president”; Gilani told reporters while US president Barack Obama expressed satisfaction over security of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenals, he added.
Referring to Obama’s satisfaction, he said, the world’s reservations regarding Pakistan’s nuclear arms falling into hands of terrorists have also gone vanished.
“We will make independent decisions on nuclear program defying any external pressure”, he vowed.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Pakistan’s envoy to United States Hussain Haqqani were accompanying PM Gilani in media briefing.