Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has expressed his satisfaction on the important decision taken both by Pakistan and India to resume full spectrum of dialogue. He approved the outcome of the Foreign Secretaries level talks held at Thimphu (Bhutan) held on 6th Feb, 2011.
The Prime Minister expressed these views during meeting with the Foreign Secretary who presented him a Report on his meeting with the Indian Foreign Secretary at Thimphu, here in Islamabad today. The Prime Minister said this constitute a culmination of the efforts made by him alongwith Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh during the last few months and most notably at Thimphu last April 2010 during SAARC Summit. The Prime Minister appreciated the vision of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh for opening of a new chapter in the relations between the two countries which Pakistan fully reciprocates.
Subsequently talking to the media, the Prime Minister said,
“The Secretary, Foreign Affairs has submitted report on dialogue between Pakistan and India at Thimphu (Bhutan). I am satisfied on this development. It is the result of my negotiations with Dr Manmohan Singh. This decision is exactly according to the spirit of understanding reached at during my interaction with Dr Manmohan Singh at Thimphu. I value this development and pay my compliments and good wishes to Dr Manmohan Singh.
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