Pak Kashmir PM to review Indo-Pak ties in wake of Mumbai attacks

December 10th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Dec. 10 (ANI): Pakistan Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan is likely to chair a
meeting of his cabinet today, during which review of Indo-Pak relations is to be undertaken in the wake of last
months terror attacks in Mumbai.
The News quoted sources as saying that strategy would be discussed to deal with situation emanating from
Indo-Pak tension.
Earlier, Prime Minister Gilani said that Pakistan has begun investigations after taking some leaders and
members of banned outfits in custody, adding that it was a good gesture Pakistan has shown to the whole world
including the neighbouring country. Law will take its own course in the light of investigations, he added.
Gilani said that as far as the Indian intelligence is concerned, whatever information or list they send, we
would investigate it.
To a question, Gilani said that chances of improvement in situation are always maximum when a political and
democratic government is at the helm of affairs.
When asked about arrest of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and Zarrar Shah, the PM said he would not comment on the matter
till the completion of investigations process, however, confirmed that they have been arrested.
PM reiterated Pakistan’’s stance that government will not allow its territory to be used by terrorists. “I want
to assure the people and the whole world that we will not allow Pakistan soil to be utilized by terrorists.”
Gilani said that terrorism is a global phenomenon and India was not alone in facing it adding that terrorists
have no religion and respect no boundaries.
In addition to Indian people, US nationals, Britons, Austrians, Israeli people also lost their lives in the
Mumbai tragedy, PM added. We sympathise with the victims of Mumbai attacks and strongly condemn terrorism,
Gilani said.(ANI)

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