Pak too wants an Indo-US like Nuke-deal

October 2nd, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad , Oct. 2 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that his country was looking forward to an India-US like nuclear deal which was approved by the US Senate on Wednesday evening.

Like India , Pakistan too has the right to use civilian nuclear power, the Dawn quoted Gilani as saying at a press conference in Multan .

The legislation, which was approved by 86-13 vote by the US Senate, is now sent to President George W. Bush for signing into a law. The House of Representatives had already approved the pact.

The deal, considered a key part of Bush’’s foreign policy legacy, was a step the Bush administration believes will secure a strategic partnership with India . (ANI)

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