India- Pakistan comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue-a step towards peace
New Delhi, India | Red Newswire | Dec 20, 2015 Last Updated at 4:15 PM IST.
India and Pakistan have agreed to resume Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue. External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj have announced the breakthrough at a joint press conference in Islamabad: “we have decided to restart the Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue. The dialogue that earlier known as the Composite Dialogue & later on as Resumed Dialogue will now be known as the Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue.” This movement would start a new phase in India-Pakistan ties.
Ms. Swaraj, who is visiting Pakistan to participate in the” Heart of Asia Conference” on Afghanistan had discussed about terrorism & other security issues, with Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz.
Earlier Sushma Swaraj had declared that her aim is to resume India-Pakistan ties. “The message that I have come with is that India-Pakistan ties should become much better and should move forward.” Addressing the” Heart of Asia “fifth Ministerial Meeting on Afghanistan, she extended her hand of friendship to Pakistan as well, urging both sides to display maturity & self-confidence to do business with each other & strengthen regional trade & cooperation. “The entire world is waiting & rooting for a change. Let us not disappoint them.” She conveyed India’s willingness to cooperate with Pakistan in a comfortable way to them. Ms. Swaraj appreciated Mr. Sharif’s sincerity and willingness to accept shortcomings & move ahead with the process. The meetings were held in a very warm & friendly atmosphere.
By: Aswathi Ashok @Rednewswire