Islamabad | Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chowdhary on Friday signaled towards improving bilateral relations with India.
Speaking to a media network, Fawad Chowdhary said that Pakistan’s government and military are willing to hold talks with India for regional peace; however, the government has not received any positive indication from India.
In an exclusive interview, Chowdhary said that Imran Khan has given many hints to New Delhi in this regard, He said, “As soon as he was elected Prime Minister, Imran (Khan) invited Indian cricketers… In his first speech, he said that we will take two steps forward in response to one step from New Delhi.”
“Both Khan and General Qamar Javed Bajwa understand that a country cannot progress in isolation,” said Chowdhary claiming that military is in agreement with the government’s decision to approach India to improve peace ties and hold talks with the neighboring nation.
Addressing the need for an improved relationship between India and Pakistan, Chowdhary said, “Both leaders understand that we will be left behind in the race of development if regional peace is not ensured.” Chowdhary further informed that the government of Pakistan will be opening the Kartar Singh border for Sikh pilgrims in India and allow them to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan without having to obtain a visa.