Islamabad: "Terrorism was mantra of the past, terrorism is not the mantra of future," said Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Friday ahead of her talks with Indian counterpart SM Krishna, asking India to see the Mumbai terror attack trial "realistically" and not "emotionally".
She has also indicated that the new visa agreement will be inked during Krishna's visit.
Asserting that Pakistan has sent some very "serious signals" in viewing India in different light and on moving with India in various sectors, for instance trade relations, Khar told PTI in an interview that by doing this her country was "breaking away from many positions we have held".
Making a strong pitch for the resumed dialogue process to continue, she said, moving forward will mean "Pakistan and India being able to sit around the dialogue table and convert the baby steps into medium-sized strides, which I think is already happening, and then big leaps forward and for that we need to change the mindset....more
05:27 PM, Sep 07, 2012
Lahore: Pakistan's young Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar might have caught New Delhi's imagination, but her depiction in the Indian media as a 'fashion icon' seemed to have irked her. Pakistan's youngest and first woman foreign minister, who returned to Pakistan on Thursday after a three-day visit to New Delhi, reacted angrily to questions pertaining to her coverage in leading Indian dailies. "You see paparazzi are every where. Besides, you...
08:10 AM, Jul 29, 2011