Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Saif-ud-Din Soz said on Saturday that the civil society in Pakistan wanted friendly ties with India and strengthening of CBMs for durable peace in the region.
"The civil society in Pakistan wants friendly relations with India and strengthening of CBMs to further normalize relations and peace in the region," he told a public rally in Kotranka area in Rajouri district.
India and Pakistan have to live together in an atmosphere of peace, friendship and cooperation, Soz said.
During his recent visit to Pakistan as part of a goodwill delegation, he said the civil society there was overwhelmingly in favour of more CBMs between two the nations.
He said the Congress party is committed fully to the empowerment of Panchayati Raj system in Jammu and Kashmir.