25/12/2015 8:25 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

PHOTOS: Modi Visits Lahore To Wish Nawaz Sharif On His Birthday


On Christmas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised the world with a slight detour on the way back from Afghanistan. The Indian Prime Minister stopped in Lahore to greet Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on his birthday.

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The two hugged warmly, and even walked hand-in-hand, before leaving for Raiwind Palace, Sharif's ancestral house, where preparations were underway for his grand-daughter's wedding on Saturday.

This is the first time that an Indian prime minister has visited Pakistan in over a decade. Here are photos of the event.

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