PM optimist about Pakistan-India ties


ZHOB, Dec 30 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday expressed optimism that Pakistan-India ties would improve in the days ahead and the spirit of goodwill generated with Prime Minister Narendra  Modi’s visit would continue to prevail.
Talking to media at Zhob airport, following the groundbreaking of Zhob-Mughal Kot Road and Qila Saifullah – Waigam Rud Road, the Prime Minister said “goodwill gestures were solution to many a ills.”
He was responding to question about the recent visit of the Indian Prime Minister to Lahore and its impact on bilateral ties.
Sharif recalled how the US President Barack Obama demonstrated his statesmanship that led to improved ties with Iran and the inking of the nuclear deal. He said the credit for improved Iran – United States of America ties goes to President Obama.
“All issues could be resolved through negotiations,” Sharif said. He said Prime Minister Modi’s visit on December 25, was a step in this direction.
To a question about the gathering of political leadership of all shades at the event, the Prime Minister said it was a good gesture as all were together at a national event, that would usher in an era of progress and development in the country.