India has shared Samjhauta probe report with Pakistan, will talk on Kashmir: Malik

April 2nd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI  

Yousuf Raza Gilani Islamabad, April 2(ANI): Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that India has provided the Samjhauta Express train blast investigation report to Pakistan, and that both countries have agreed to talk on Kashmir and other pending issues.

Malik made these comments while talking to media persons outside the Parliament House, The News reports.

He said that dialogue between Pakistan and India was the only way forward to address all the outstanding issues between the two countries.

The ‘cricket diplomacy’ provided a chance to end the communication gap between both countries and work together for peace in the region, he added.

Responding to a question about the Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final clash, Malik said that success and defeat are part of the game and that the Pakistan team performed well in the tournament.

“Pakistani players are heroes of the nation and played well during the World Cup matches,” he said.To another question, he said that Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani had invited the national cricket team to acknowledge their performance in the World Cup, and that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had received the squad at the airport. “I will also invite the players after the reception of the prime minister,” he added.Malik also said that the recent increase in fuel prices would be soon reviewed on the direction of Prime Minister Gilani to provide relief to the common man.

Seperately, talking to journalists after visiting the residence of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F chief Fazlur Rehman, Malik said that a joint investigation team had been formed to probe the two back-to-back murder attempts on the JUI-F leader, adding that Maulana Fazl would be provided foolproof security cover. (ANI)

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