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Petition filed in Pakistani court against PM Modi's visit

IANS 02 Jan 2016, 13:44:41 IST

Islamabad: A petition against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Pakistan has been filed in the Lahore High Court.

Petitioner named Muneer Ahmad contended on Friday that Modi, along with a 120-member delegation visited Pakistan without any official permission, The Nation reported.

Information about his visit was received through social media and no legal procedures were adopted, he said.

The federal government, the Civil Aviation and Airport Security Force (ASF) were made party to the petition.

Modi on December 25 paid a surprise visit to Pakistan and met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The two prime ministers held a one-and-a-half hour meeting at Sharif's Jati Umra residence in Lahore.