On Monday, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla, listing India’s relations with Pakistan as one of the challenges in the neighbourhood, said the onus is on Islamabad to creates a conducive atmosphere for a meaningful dialogue.
The remarks were made by Shringla while delivering an address on the theme “What next for the neighbourhood” at Ananta Aspen Centre.
Shringla stated, “India desires good neighbourly relations with Pakistan and is committed to addressing issues, is any, bilaterally and peacefully”.
He further added “However, any meaningful dialogue can only be held in a conducive atmosphere and the onus is on Pakistan to create such an atmosphere”.4The situation in Afghanistan and Myanmar as challenges in the political situation I the neighbourhood was also listed by Shringla.
He said, “We feel that people on the ground should not suffer. India will continue to closely monitor the situation and remain engaged with like-minded countries to meet the hopes and aspirations of the people of the country.