Islamabad, Aug 8 (UNI) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi today said composite dialogue with India had made considerable progress towards confidence building, bilateral trade and people-to-people contact.
He was talking to a delegation of Pakistan-India Track-II Diplomacy (Neemrana Initiative) here.
Neemrana is a non-official dialogue aimed at facilitating greater understanding between India and Pakistan through exchanges and discussions among experienced former officials of the two countries.
''The Foreign Minister apprised members of Neemrana Initiative of Islamabad's efforts to carry forward the Pakistan-India peace process,'' Foreign Ministry spokesman Muhammad Sadiq said in a statement.
He noted that the composite dialogue had made considerable progress towards confidence building, bilateral trade and people to people contact.
''It is important to have in tandem progress in all segments including bilateral disputes and to move from conflict management to conflict resolution,'' Mr Qureshi stressed.
Commending Neemrana Initative for its untiring efforts to promote better understanding between the people of the two countries, he hoped that the forum would continue to come up with innovative ideas and options for moving the peace process forward.
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