India expresses willingness to hold discussions with Pakistan

  • Indian government said that it is ready to play role in maintaining the regional peace.
  • Pakistani foreign minister and prime minister will soon dispatch reply to the Indian response.
  • A video released by the Pakistani military later showed Abhinandan sipping tea, standing collected and calm.

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan received a positive response from India on Thursday after Pakistan had extended an offer to resolve reconcilable problems between the two countries. 

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi had congratulated him on his second term as the prime minister of India following general elections. 

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had also written a letter to his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar congratulating him on assuming office.

According to sources, Pakistan had offered talks on the resolution of all problems, including that of the disputed Kashmir region. In response, Indian PM Modi and his minister for external affairs in their letters responded positively on the proposal for peace talks with Pakistan.

The letters stated that India was ready to hold a comprehensive and concrete dialogue between the two countries, sources added.

Sources further said the letters state that India wants a relationship with all the countries in the region along with peace and development in the region.

The letter added India has always preferred the development of the people and that this effort has also been appreciated by Pakistan.

Furthermore, the letter states that India is ready to hold discussion with Pakistan and other countries, with a special focus on terrorism in negotiations.

Sources added PM Imran and Qureshi will soon respond to the letter from their counterparts. For more latest news Pakistan, visit


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