Islamabad: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said it is Kashmir that holds the key to peace and prosperity in South Asia, and no durable resolution of this issue is possible without the Kashmiri people themselves being made part of the dialogue process.
Zardari said Pakistan remains committed to finding a peaceful resolution for the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the wishes of the Kashmiri people, reports The Express Tribune.
He said Pakistan would continue to extend to political, moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris. Zardari also mentioned a number of confidence building measures between Pakistan and India that have been implemented to facilitate Kashmiris living on both sides of the Line of Control.
Zardari paid tribute to the courage of the Kashmiri people, and said that they had struggled to achieve their right to self-determination for over six decades.