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Pakistan's prime minister to attend Indian prime minister's swearing-in

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accepted an invitation to attend the inauguration of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

It will be the first time that a prime minister from either country has attended a ceremony like this in the other country since both obtained independence in 1947.

Prime Minister Sharif has previously said he wants to improve relations with India.