Mumbai (Web Desk): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended birthday greetings to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday.

Indian media reported that Indian PM tweeted on his Twitter account ro wish PM Nawaz on his birthday, tweet said: “Birthday wishes to Pakistan PM Mr. Nawaz Sharif. I pray for his long and healthy life."

Last year, Narendra Modi had made a surprise fly-by visit to Lahore to meet Nawaz Sharif on the occasion of the prime minister’s birthday and the wedding of his granddaughter – a move that had drawn criticism on both sides of the border.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was born on December 25, 1949.