LAHORE: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Monday that the Pakistan-India economic conference will boost the peace process between the South Asian neighbours, Geo News reported.
The Prime Minister was addressing the inaugural session of the two-day economic conference being held here from today (May 7), under the auspices of Aman Ki Asha, a joint initiative of the Jang Group of Pakistan and the Times of India newspaper.
Gilani said both sides are making efforts to boost trade. He urged that poverty and disease should not become the fate of this region
He said that our people have suffered due to policies of past and that they deserve better. The PM said that no more time should be wasted. 'We wish settlement of core issues through dialogue', the Prime Minister said.
Gilani said non-state actors are determined to spoil relations and such elements are present on both sides of border.