ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the whole world is facing recession crisis and Pakistan is one of them. Addressing leadership summit organized by Hindustan Taimes in New Delhi through video conferencing, the President said that we want to do trade with the countries and are not demanding any aid.
He said that there were huge business markets in India and China and he would take his country forward towards development. He said he was asking the Indians to make a small body to look for ways and means to enhance trade between the two countries.
The President said definitely we were making progress for peace with our neighbors. Responding to several questions relating to Kashmir dispute, Mr. Asif Ali Zardari said the two countries should find out a peaceful solution to the issue that does justice to Kashmiris.
The President said he asked the parliament to form a body to take stock of the issue and hoped a similar body would be formed in the Indian parliament and the two sides should sit together and find a solution to the problem.
Asked whether Pakistan would be willing to join India in fighting pirates, Pakistan would do whatever it can if a request was made. To another question the President said he would be interacting with President-elect of the United States Barack Obama and hoped that all issues including that of terrorism would be sorted out. He told a questioner that Pakistan signed the letter of intent for a package with the International Monetary Fund which would be vetted by the Fund.-SANA