Malik welcomes PC''s remarks on sharing info on Samjhauta blast

Rezaul H Laskar

Islamabad, Jan 31 (PTI) Pakistan today welcomed IndianHome Minister P Chidambaram''s remarks about sharing thefindings of the probe into the Samjhauta Express bombing,claiming that the level of cooperation on interaction onsecurity matters had enhanced between the two nations.

Welcoming his Indian counterpart''s statement in thisregard, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said, "I welcome thestatement of H.E. Mr Chidambaram on Samjhauta Expressinvestigations to be shared with Pak."

Malik also sought permission for a commission to visitIndia to quiz persons linked to the Mumbai attacks onmicro-blogging website Twitter this morning.

Since RSS leader Swami Aseemanand confessed earlierthis month that Sangh activists were involved in the 2007attack on the Samjhauta Express, Pakistan has been pressingIndia to share the findings of its probe into the trainbombing that killed nearly 70 people, including 42 Pakistanis.

Malik said Pakistan had "already proven its sincerityby supplying information on the non-state actors in the caseof Mumbai blasts".

He contended that since Chidambaram''s visit toPakistan in June last year, "our interaction has enhanced thelevel of cooperation on security matters".

The Interior Minister did not give details about thiscooperation on security matters.

At the same time, Malik noted that Pakistan "hasrepeatedly requested for the visit of the Judicial Commissionto India to testify the statements of police officers

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