ISLAMABAD - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F chief and parliamen's Kashmir Committee Chairman Fazlur Rehman on Saturday welcomed the decision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend oath taking ceremony of Narendra Modi as new Indian prime minister.
Talking to journalists, Fazl said that the Pakistan government has given good will gesture by accepting Modi’s invitation for his oath taking ceremony, being held on Monday. He said Islamabad and New Delhi were serious to resolve their long awaiting disputes by negotiations.
He said Pakistan should observe the behaviour of new Indian government and he hopes bilateral ties between the two countries would move forward in the BJP-led government in near future. Fazl said that the government should take steps to improve relationship with all neighbouring countries. Pakistan should link its future with Asia, he said.
On failure of dialogue process with Taliban, Fazl said he had objected the mechanism of dialogue process and its result has proven his concerns. He said that the dialogue process has reached to its logical end. Without changing mindset, positive result of the dialogue process would not have achieved, he said. About media crisis, he said that the private Geo television was in grip of Almighty Allah for its deeds. He said all institutions should work in their defined limitations.