Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated Narendra Modi on his party’s electoral victory in Lok Sabha (House of People) elections in India on Sunday.
Reiterating his vision for peace and prosperity in South Asia, he expressed his desire for both countries to work together for betterment of the people.
Modi thanked him and said peace in the region is one of his priorities.
Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader is returning to power for the next five years with a bigger mandate.
The exchange of talks between the two leaders is seen as sign of easing of tensions.
The two nuclear armed neighbours were on the brink of a war in February, tensions escalated following the Pulwama attack.
India has repeatedly rejected Pakistan’s negotiation offers saying talks can’t be held if terror operations continue, “terror and talks” cannot go together.
According to reports, there is a possibility of meeting between the prime ministers at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit scheduled for June in Kyrgyzstan.