Visit to Pakistan "successful and memorable": Nitish



Attari: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday described as "memorable and successful" his visit to Pakistan to promote trade ties and said the two countries need to foster better bilateral relationship in order to ensure peace in the region.

Kumar, who returned by road from a week-long visit to Pakistan leading an 11-member delegation, told mediapersons here that during his stay in Pakistan he got "enormous love from politicians and people of Pakistan".

He said the hospitality extended in Pakistan made the delegation "overwhelmed".

He said both the countries needed to develop better relationship so that peace could prevail on both sides, which would bring people of both sides together since it would help enhance trade activities on both sides.

Kumar said he, along with delegation, had visited various provinces of Pakistan including Sindh, Punjab and Islamabad and met Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and chief Ministers of Sindh, Punjab and former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif.

He said he had interacted with the top politicians of Pakistan for establishing better relations between the two neighboring countries.

PTI