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HeadsUp: Pakistan president to meet Indian PM for lunch

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Delhi April 8

Pakistan's president will meet India's prime minister for lunch in New Delhi April 8, as part of the first visit by a Pakistani head of state to India in seven years, the BBC reports.

While tensions have eased between the two nations over the past few months on the back of efforts to boost bilateral trade, it is also well known that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has made the struggle for peace with Pakistan a central focus of his administration -- pushing forward with efforts to re-establish so-called "confidence building measures" despite few encouraging signs across the border.

Bottom line: Don't expect more than a handshake and a photo op from this one.

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