"I had an excellent meeting" with Modi,” Sharif told a leading English news channel. Modi raised issues of terror and the trial in Mumbai terror attack case in his first bilateral meeting with Sharif on Tuesday. JPN/Agencies
"We are positive. (I look) forward to a positive outcome,” he added.
Sharif, who attended Modi's swearing in ceremony here on Monday, said he wished the new Indian government ‘all the best’.
Modi holds talks with Sharif; raises terror, 26/11 trial
According to sources, Modi raised the issue of slow pace of trial in 26/11 terror case which was being held in Pakistan as well as India's core concern of terror with the visiting Pakistani Prime Minister.
The two leaders also talked about ways to enhance cooperation in the field of trade during the meeting, which was attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh among others, they said.
The two leaders had a firm handshake and posed for photographers before heading towards the meeting room for talks at the ceremonial Hyderabad House.
Ahead of his meeting, Sharif had on Monday said that he was carrying a message of peace and intends to pick up the threads with India's new leader Narendra Modi from where he and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee left off in 1999.
Both governments have a strong mandate and this could help in "turning a new page in our relations", the Pakistan Prime Minister had said.
Sharif's visit is seen as significant by political observers given the fact that hardline elements in Pakistan have expressed their unhappiness over his responding to the invitation positively.
Sharif will leave for Pakistan later in the day.
"I had an excellent meeting" with Modi,” Sharif told a leading English news channel.
Modi raised issues of terror and the trial in Mumbai terror attack case in his first bilateral meeting with Sharif on Tuesday.