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NC hails Indo-Pak pledge to solve issues though dialogue

india Updated: Nov 11, 2011 23:19 IST
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The ruling National Conference on Friday hailed India and Pakistan prime ministerial level positive meeting pledging to resolve all bilateral issues through dialogue process.

Welcoming Indo-Pak statement, Minister for Rural Development, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ali Mohammad Sagar in a statement said, “History bears witness that all vexed issues have been solved through the medium of dialogue.”

The Minister was addressing gathering of party workers at party headquarters Nawai Subha complex on Friday.

“We have been advocating the process of holding dialogue between the two countries from day one. Chief minister Omar Abdullah has been a long votary of the same and has appealed to both the neighbours to end the impasse,” he said.

“Our stand has been vindicated by both countries agreeing to talk to each other for resolving all the bilateral issues,” he added.

Quoting the chief minister, Sagar said the NC always believed that by holding composite dialogue every issue confronting both the countries can be resolved, including the Kashmir issue.

“Dialogue should be on a sustained basis,” said Sagar.

The people of the state, Sagar said, are looking forward to the outcome of the dialogue process. “People would be the real beneficiaries of the ensuing thaw between the two countries. The people on the both countries have to understand the benefits of having a peaceful relationship between the two countries, which can go a long way in boosting trade and other related activities between them,” he said.