Pakistani people want peaceful relation with India: Nitish

Last Updated: Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 15:47

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday said the people of Pakistan wanted a peaceful relation with India.

"The people of Pakistan want a good and peaceful relationship with India," Nitish Kumar told the media soon after he returned here after his week-long visit to Pakistan.

The chief minister said he urged India and Pakistan to put up a joint fight against poverty and hunger in his address at the Government College University in Lahore.

"It was a memorable experience for me," Nitish Kumar said, adding that he won`t be able to forget the love, affection and respect he received in Pakistan during his visit.

He said he was impressed by Pakistan`s effort to maintain the ancient ruins of Indus Valley Civilization and the Taxila university.

Nitish also praised Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, saying his recent visit to Pakistan would help improve relations between India and Pakistan and open new avenues for trade.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 15:47

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