peshawar - Former President Asif Ali Zardari has welcomed the decision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to accept the invitation to attend the oath-taking ceremony of Indian Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi.

Senator Farhatullah Babar, spokesperson of the former president, said that Zardari described the decision as “politically correct and wise”. Such decisions are often not easy but are necessary and needed to be taken by political leadership in larger national interest, he said.