Modi meets Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi


In a move to reach out to the main opposition for the passage of key legislation in parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his predecessor, Manmohan Singh, and Congress president Sonia Gandhi at his official residence here.

"Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi meet PM. Top ministers are present at the meet," the Prime Minister's office tweeted.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu were at present during the meeting.

Earlier in the day, Naidu told reporters that the prime minister has invited the two Congress leaders for tea to discuss issues related to important bills and working together for the smooth functioning of parliament. - IANS