HC hosted Eid Milan party at Pak High Commission

High Commission for Pakistan New Delhi *** Press Release No.15/PR-2015 July 21, 2015 Pakistan High Commissioner Hosts EID Milan Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit hosted Eid Milan reception at the High Commission premises in New Delhi, today. The reception was largely attended by people from various walks of life. While speaking on the occasion High Commissioner Abdul Basit said that the issues between New Delhi and Islamabad should be solved through bilateral talks, he hoped both countries move from ´confrontation to cooperation´ in the coming days. “We wish that both countries live together and aid in each other´s development. I want to assure you that Pakistan under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif wants good relations with India. We want that the issues between our two nations, especially the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, should be solved by dialogue,” High Commissioner Abdul Basit said during the ´Eid Milan´ programme. “We hope that in coming months we will hold talks so that we can move from confrontation to cooperation. We pray that this becomes a reality.We hope that our people come close to each other,” he added. Hurriyat leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Naeem Khan, Shahi Imam of Delhi´s Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Shah Bukhari , Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri mosque Dr Mufti Mukkarram , Mani Shanker Iyre of Congress Party and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ilyas Azmi also attended today´s event.