Khursheed hopes new Pak prez would initiate positive steps

Last Updated: Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 14:39

Farrukhabad (UP): External Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed today hoped that the newly elected Pakistan president would initiate positive steps to understand the pain and concern among Indians for his country.

"Mamnoon Hussain is from Agra and knows what the people of both the country want and I hope that he would initiate positive steps for understanding the frustration, pain and concern of Indian people towards Pakistan", Khursheed who was here on a two day tour of his parliamentary constituency said when news persons referred to Pakistani president`s Indian roots.

On the demands for further splitting of Uttar Pradesh after the creation of new Telangana state became almost a reality, Khursheed said that division would not happen on the view of anyone but on consensus among all.
The proposal for division of Uttar Pradesh was incomplete and so could not be taken forward, he said while referring to the recommendation of the then chief minister Mayawati for splitting UP into four states.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 14:38

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