Friday, 30 November 2012 19:16
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that Pakistan is desirous to improve bilateral relations with India and also wants to resolve all conflicts to maintain peace and stability in the region.
She said that for the first time in the country's history, the government had expanded trade relations with India to reduce hostility between the two neighbouring countries.
Foreign Minister Hina Khar, in an interview with a private television, said that Pakistan always used diplomacy to highlight the Kashmir issue and resolve it through dialogue and negotiation.
She said that Pakistan was against any type of terrorism and insurgency in other country and condemned the non-state actors in any part of the world.
On the recently held summit of Developing-Eight (D-8) countries in Islamabad, Hina Khar said that it improved Pakistan's image in front of the civilized world due to participation of heads of state and government participated in the summit.
She said that all D-8 member countries needed to improve more relations in the fields of trade and business like the European Union (EU) and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Replying to a question on foreign policy, she said that the Foreign Ministry played an advisory role while the government took decisions through the Parliament.
Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012