has invited Sharif and his cabinet colleagues for the finals of World Cup Kabaddi and added that he has accepted the invitation.
Sharif has also agreed to attend the meeting of Joint Business Committee along with his cabinet colleagues, he said.
The Deputy Chief Minister said he has requested Sharif to initiate student exchange programme to encourage people to people contact. "We both have agreed for promotion of religious tourism," he said.
Badal said he has requested Sharif to persuade his government to open a corridor to Kartarpur Sahib and hand over the upkeep of Sikh shrines in Pakistan to SGPC.
Describing sports diplomacy as best diplomacy, Badal said both Punjabs have agreed to have bi-annual Punjab Cup in the games of Cricket, Hockey, Wrestling and Tug-of-War.
Badal said he has also requested Speaker of Pakistan Punjab Assembly Rana Iqbal Mohammad to organise matches between MLAs of Punjab Assembly and Members of Provincial Assembly of Pakistan Punjab in the games of cricket and if possible in Kabaddi also.
He said that he had also suggested promotion of medical tourism as Punjab has the best infrastructure.
Badal also said that talks between two chambers of commerce were quite fruitful and they have jointly decided to take forward this dialogue.