We have to keep the door open for possibilities

Abdul Basit’s tenure as Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India began in March 2014, a few months before the NDA government assumed office. The last three years have seen many low points in bilateral ties — from cancellation of Foreign Secretary-level talks in August 2014 over Mr. Basit’s invitation to Hurriyat leaders to a near-freeze in dialogue over terror attacks emanating from Pakistani soil. However, Mr. Basit believes that agreement between the two sides on a framework for comprehensive dialogue in December 2015 is a silver lining. Read More