He also warned Pakistan against interfering in the ongoing Kashmir crisis in India.
Indian envoy to Pakistan, Gautam Bambawale dnaindia
Talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s independence day speech in which he referred PoK and Balochistan, Bambawale said, the prime minister only referred to the letters he had received.
Bombawale said the two countries should not be talking on just one issue, but on all issues.
His comments came amid reports that Modi might keep away from the Saarc Summit in view of the rising tensions between India and Pakistan, particularly over Jammu and Kashmir.
Over the past one-and-a-half month, there had been “cordial” interactions between Pakistani and Indian border forces.
Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif indiatoday
The Indian envoy said the road to normalisation of ties between the two countries lies through greater trade and business.
He said it was India’s desire to see a Pakistan which was moderate, prosperous and stable and at peace with itself, its neighbours as well as the rest of the world.