Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he would soon be sending his new Foreign Secretary Dr S Jaishankar to Saarc countries to strengthen ties with the member countries.
"Would be sending our new Foreign Secretary on a Saarc (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Yatra soon to further strengthen our ties," Modi tweeted.
Assuming the charge, the Foreign Secretary earlier said his priorities are the government's priorities.
Modi expressed his excitement over World Cup Cricket through his twitter account and mentioned that five Saarc nations are playing and is excited about the World Cup. "Am (I'm) sure WC will celebrate sportsman spirit & will be a treat for sports lovers."
He also said cricket connects people in the region and promotes goodwill. "Hope players from Saarc region play with passion and bring laurels to the region."