Rabbani on Tuesday met Kashmir's Hurriyat leaders - Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik. Media reports had informed earlier that the leaders sought an appointment to meet Rabbani.
The first encounter between Indian foreign minister SM Krishna and his Pakistani counterpart is being scheduled on Wednesday.
"...hope that these two countries have learnt lessons from history, but are not burdened by history and we can move forward as good, friendly neighbours who have stake in each other's future and both the countries understand their responsibilities to the region and within the region," said Rabbani after reaching India.
Pakistan is looking forward to a "pro-active, productive and result-oriented" in India said Khar in Lahore before leaving India on Tuesday.