Pak pursuing Mumbai probe transparently based on Indian dossier: Zardari

January 20th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI  

Lahore, Jan.20 (ANI): Amid international pressure to act hard and sincerely against the perpetrators of the November 2008 Mumbai attackers, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has assured that the probe will be based on the dossier provided by India.
The investigation into the Mumbai attacks will be carried out transparently in accordance with the information provided by India, the Daily Times quoted Zardari, as saying.
Meanwhile, in Islamabad, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Interior Advisor Rehman Malik met ambassadors and high commissioners of different countries and have assured them that Pakistan is commited to reachingto the root of the Mumbai attacks, and will take every possible step to bring the perpetrators to book.
Ambassadors and high commissioners from Africa, Arab countries, Asia, Europe, North and Latin American countries were briefed by the Pakistani officials.
Pakistan also briefed the foreign envoys about the steps taken by the authorities to address the concerns of the international community in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.
They, however, lamented that India has not responded positively to the Pakistans proposal for co-operation in countering terrorism in the region.
It is important for India to respond positively to Pakistans proposals, and end the blame game, which started in the wake of the attacks, Qureshi said.
The foreign envoys were urged to facilitate the resumption of the composite dialogue between India and Pakistan which was stopped after the Mumbai attack. (ANI)

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