ISLAMABAD : The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Monday welcomed the resumption of Pak-US strategic dialogue after a delay of three years terming it beneficial for the two countries. The negotiations should not be a wastage of time, it should result in meaningful developments and deep ties so that bilateral relation could enter a new era. If US considers Islamabad as a key ally and strategic partner than it should play due role in our development with focus on provision of latest military hardware to help contain insurgency, support us to resolve energy crisis and provision of market access, said Zubair Ahmed Malik, President FPCCI. Speaking to a group of businessmen, he said that our bilateral relations should be sustainable promoting comprehensive and mutually beneficial cooperation and not on ad hoc basis. He said that Pakistan is an independent and sovereign nation therefore it will never accept conditional aid and mismatched relations.