Lahore: Chief Minister of Indian Province Bihar Natish Kumar has said that exchange of delegations is need of hour for further strengthening friendly ties between Pakistan and India, which will help promote economic development. He expressed his gratitude to Punjab government for warm welcome and hospitality. He expressed the hope that Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif will soon visit Bihar province on his invitation.
He expressed these views while talking to media at Wagah border after the visit to Pakistan. Besides other members of the delegation, Provincial Minister for Planning & Development Ch. Abdul Ghafoor, Mian Muhammad Nauman MPA and other officers were present on the occasion.
Talking to media on the occasion, Ch. Abdul Ghafoor said that Islam gives lesson of good relations with neighbours. Therefore, it is essential to bring close people of both the countries for eliminating hatred and maintaining lasting peace in the region, he added. He said, no doubt, boundaries of both the countries are separate but hearts of people of both the countries beat together. Ch. Abdul Ghafoor said that elimination of poverty, unemployment and resolution of other problems is mission of PML-N government. He said that PML-N always played its role for improving ties with both the countries. He further said that the visit of Chief Minister Natish Kumar will help bring young generation close.
Ch. Abdul Ghafoor presented album to Chief Minister Natish Kumar. A smartly contingent of Rangers presented salute to him.