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Manmohan, Gilani meet over dinner

Posted by on March 30, 2011 0 Comment

Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani met for dinner at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium here Wednesday as the Pakistani side chased India’s score of 260 at the World Cup semifinal.

The dinner, which began around 8.30 p.m., was being held at a conference room at the PCA Clubhouse.

Though no formal talks are scheduled to be held between the prime ministers, both leaders are likely to discuss the future of bilateral talks, sources said here.

The leaders arrived in the morning to watch the semifinal clash between India and Pakistan.

After watching a part of the game, both prime ministers left the PCA Stadium for Chandigarh. While Manmohan Singh went to the Punjab Raj Bhavan, Gilani headed for Hotel Taj.

Both returned in the evening to the venue for the dinner and talks.

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