Krishna welcomes cricket resumption with Pakistan

July 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Rahul Gandhi Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) India’s Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday welcomed resumption of cricketing ties between India and Pakistan.

Reacting to decision of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to resume cricket matches with Pakistan, he said: “This will further bilateral relations”.

“I welcome the decision,” Krishna told reporters here after casting vote in the presidential poll.

He noted that he would be visiting Pakistan in September for talks with his counterpart and other Pakistani leaders.

On Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi playing a greater role in the party and the central government, the foreign minister said “he is the best man to judge”.

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