AMRITSAR, India – Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Thursday said that he was confident that the next Indian government will respond to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's region first vision and his policy of peace for development.
“Pakistan as a democratic country cannot but only strive for peace and prosperity of the two countries and the region as a whole,” he said while inaugurating Pakistan Show at Trilium Mall here in this Indian city. Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is organising the five-day Pakistan Show in Amritsar.
More than 100 exhibitors from Pakistan are showcasing their products in the show. During the exhibition, LCCI is also presenting cultural programmes on daily basis in which renowned singers from Pakistan will perform. On the occasion, High Commissioner Abdul Basit said that the two Punjabs were blazing the trail for two countries and showing the path to build peace on the basis of mutual respect.
The high commissioner stated that the Pakistan Show was testimony to the enormous potential that exists between Pakistan and India. “We must persevere to create an environment of bonhomie and the time has come to turn a new leaf and dispense with the paradigm of hostility,” he emphasised. LCCI President Sohail Lashari and Chief Parliamentary Secretary of Indian Punjab Inderbir Singh Bolaria were also present.