New Dehli: India said it wishes to have constructive and terror free relationship with Pakistan, and that Pakistan should take credible action against Jamat-ud-Dawa Chief Hafiz Saeed who allegedly ‘continues to incite violence’, Press Trust of India reported Wednesday.
“I requested Pakistan to act on the assurance given to our home minister by Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik in June 2010 on the dossiers regarding seven specific individuals and the need to provide voice samples,” Foreign Minister of India SM Krishna said.
In July this year, Hafiz Saeed made an appearance in a gathering organised under the umbrella of the Defence Pakistan Forum in Multan. Jamat-ut-daawa has actively been organizing several meetings in various cities in southern Punjab to launch a movement against United States and Indian intervention in the country.
Krishna after a week of the round of India-Pakistan talks and a visit by his Pakistani counterpart, Hina Rabbani Khar, to India, told the Lok Sabha that he had conveyed India’s desire to work with Pakistan to diminish the trust deficit and move forward in a friendly manner.
Krishna said that Khar’s visit was aimed at resolving prolonged issues peacefully through a constructive dialogue and to establish cooperative neighbourly relations between the two countries.
He said that India is “committed” to build a relationship of trust and bilateral benefits and to see an end to terrorism and violence.
Giving details about his discussions with Khar, he said that he had underscored the importance of fulfilling commitments that Pakistan had promised and probe into Mumbai attacks case.