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"My government is for normalising relations with India. We believe that terrorism and extremism constitute the major challenge for not only Pakistan and India but also all people of South Asia," stated Gilani.
Addressing a national conference of the Pakistan chapter of the South Asia Free Media Association in Islamabad, Gilani also stated, "I call upon India to appreciate our efforts in curbing terrorism that poses the biggest internal threat to our national interests."
Pointing at Kashmir dispute, Gilani added, "Pakistan and India should resolve their disputes, especially on Kashmir, through peaceful means and productive dialogue."