Pak PM wants India to initiate bilateral composite dialogue

June 10th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI  

Yousuf Raza Gilani Islamabad, June 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday said that his country would offer India an “olive branch” to resume bilateral composite dialogue.

Addressing students and faculty members of the army’s Command and Staff College in Quetta, Gilani said: “Pakistan and India faced common problems and it was in the interest of the whole region for the two nuclear powers to resume the dialogue which had stopped after last year’s Mumbai attacks.”

Gilani spoke on the need for resumption of composite dialogue with India as well as against Taliban’s attempts to run a parallel government in Pakistan.

Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and senior military officials were present on the occasion. (ANI)

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