BAKU:(APS)October 15,2016-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Kashmir issue is the root cause of instability in South Asia.
Talking to Pakistani journalists informally in Baku on Saturday, he said India will have to be serious in talks for resolving outstanding issues.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan is a peace-loving country, and believes in peaceful neighborhood. He said war is no solution to any issue.
He said India blamed Pakistan for the Uri attack without having any proof.
To a question, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said power generation projects are being implemented at a fast pace.
He said the projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will be completed speedily, and ten thousand megawatts of electricity will be added to the national grid by 2018.
He said the price of electricity and durations of power outages have been reduced.
To another question, the Prime Minister said some elements want to shut down the country, whereas the government is engaged to further accelerate the process of development.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan values Azerbijan’s support for the Kashmir cause. He said the two countries’ mutual support on Kashmir and Nagorno Karabakh reflects strong bilateral relationship.
He said democracy is functional in both the countries and inter-parliamentary and leadership level exchange of visits will enhance cooperation in economic, defence and other sectors.
Speaking on the occasion, the Azerbaijan Parliament Speaker expressed the confidence that the Prime Minister’s visit will help promote bilateral relationship.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has now reached Islamabad after completing his three-day visit to Azerbaijan.