‘Indian Foreign Secretary changed his mind to visit Pakistan’


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Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry on Friday said that Indian Foreign Secretary accepted his invitation first but later changed his mind to visit Pakistan for holding talks on Kashmir. 

Talking to media here, he said that Pakistan wanted the Indian delegation to visit and hold negotiations.

“We want peace to prevail,” he said, adding that Pakistan wants economic prosperity for both the countries.

Pakistan wants peaceful and just solution for Kashmir issue, he said. Chaudhry had written a letter to his Indian counterpart and invited him to visit Pakistan for talks on Kashmir.

He said that the whole world wants implementation of the UN resolutions on the Kashmir dispute.

Pakistan desires resolution of the Kashmir dispute peacefully though dialogue, he said, adding India should come to the negotiating table on the Kashmir issue.

He said he invited his Indian counterpart for talks on the Kashmir issue, but he refused after accepting his invitation.

To a question, he said that Pakistan is the country in the entire region which suffered the most in war against militancy and terrorism. -Business Recorder