NEW DELHI: The Indian government on Monday expressed hope for better bilateral relations with Pakistan and said the country desires a prosperous Pakistan playing its part in making the region safe and peaceful, reported Express News.
“India desires a prosperous and progressive Pakistan at peace with its neighbours,” said Indian Ministry of External Affair (MEA) Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.
The Indian foreign ministry spokesperson further hoped that the new government in Pakistan would play a constructive role in the region and work towards the eradication of terrorism.
“We hope that the new Government of Pakistan will work constructively to build a safe, stable, secure and developed South Asia free of terror and violence,” he added.
Kumar also commended the people of Pakistan for demonstrating confidence in the democratic process through the recently concluded polls.
“We welcome that the people of Pakistan have reposed their faith in democracy through general elections,” he said.
He concluded that better ties were expected between the two countries after the formation of a new government.