Nawaz wants to pursue policy of friendship, cooperation with India

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the government will be pursuing a policy of friendship and cooperation with India.

He added that the same policy of amity has been followed by prevous government in power.

Nawaz expressed these views in a meeting with Pak-India Joint Business Council at the Prime Minister’s House.

According to the Daily Times, he said it had always been his utmost endeavour to bring the people of the two South Asian countries closer to each other so that they could benefit from each other’s experiences.

Sharif also expressed satisfaction over the visit of Indian businessmen under the auspices of Pak-India Joint Business Council.

He told the delegates that he had directed Water and Power Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif to visit India and explore potential areas of cooperation between the two countries, the report said.

The meeting also discussed non-discriminatory market access and agreed that industrialists of both the countries should be provided level-playing field, the report added. (ANI)