Incumbent government makes sincere efforts to convince India to resolve issues through dialogue
ISLAMABAD: The incumbent government has made sincere attempts to convince India to resolve the issues by holding negotiations on promoting bilateral trade, tourism besides discussing Kashmir issue, Foreign Officer spokesman Dr. Faisal said.
Briefing the Senate Forum for Policy Research, he said India has not yet responded to Pakistan’s proposal perhaps due to their ensuing elections.
Terming the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia as fruitful, Dr Faisal said that Iranian foreign minister’s twice visit to Pakistan was a good sign of balanced policy direction of the country. He said that Pakistan is a major stakeholder in Afghan peace process and always advocated an Afghan led and Afghan owned solution.
The meeting was chaired by Senator Col. (R) Tahir Hussain Mashhadi and was attended among others by Former Senators Ilyas Bilour, Afrasiab Khattak, Seher Kamran, Nisar Muhammad and sitting Senator Faisal Javed Khan.
The members of the Forum lauded the efforts of the Foreign Office for pursuing a balanced and workable foreign policy.