We still feel the endless pain of lost lives in 26/11: PM Narendra Modi tells SAARC leaders

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Kathmandu | Published: November 26, 2014 12:10:37 PM

On a day when the sixth anniversary of Mumbai attack was being observed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

On a day when the sixth anniversary of Mumbai attack was being observed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told SAARC leaders that India feels the “endless pain” of lost lives and urged the eight- nation grouping to combat terorism unitedly.

Modi made a reference to the Mumbai carnage that claimed 166 lives in his address to the 18th SAARC summit during when he reached out to the South Asian countries, announcing business visas to India for three to five years and immediate medical visa for the patient and an attendant coming to the country for medical treatment.

“Today, as we remember the horror of the terror attack in Mumbai in 2008, we feel the endless pain of lost lives. Let us work together to fulfil the pledge we have taken to combat terrorism and trans-national crimes,” Modi told the SAARC leaders who included Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Besides India and Pakista, the other SAARC countries were Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan.

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