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Dialogue only way forward for resolution of all disputes with India: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said Pakistan considered uninterrupted dialogue as the only way forward for resolution of all disputes with India. "Pakistan desires to address issues through dialogue but the Indian side has never reciprocated to Pakistan's offer," the FO said at his weekly news briefing in Islamabad. About the Indus Water Treaty (IWT), the spokesperson said Pakistan would continue to agitate with the World Bank over the construction of controversial dams by India…

Dar urges World Bank to speed efforts to resolve Indus Water Treaty disputes

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Monday asked President World Bank Dr Jim Yong Kim to expedite the efforts to resolve the disputes under the Indus Waters Treaty. The finance minister in a meeting with the president in Washington acknowledged the role being played by the World Bank for resolving the disputes and urged expediting the process. He said that the resolution of the issue “would lead to water security in the region”. Pakistan has expressed reservations to the Indian projects being built…

PM for peaceful resolution of all disputes with India

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan is willing to resolve all disputes with India through peaceful resolution, ARY News reported Wednesday. The PM expressed his wish in a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. He said it was vital to work together for welfare of people. Analysts have termed the PM’s letter to Indian prime minister as a positive gesture, which will help strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries. They said Prime Minister Sharif was the first international leader to…