Pakistan acknowledges Modi's wishes for Sharif's recovery

Islamabad: Pakistan authorities on Thursday acknowledged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wishes for his counterpart Nawaz Sharif's recovery after open heart surgery in a London hospital. "PM Narendra Modi sent flowers to PM Nawaz Sharif along with message 'All good wishes to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his speedy recovery'," Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted. The surgery took place on Tuesday and according to the premier's family, he is fast recovering. Sharif called Modi from London on Monday night ahead of the heart surgery.