ISLAMABAD - Pakistan wants cooperative and mutually beneficial relations with India, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said in their messages to their Indian counterparts on the eve of India’s 65th Republic Day.
President Hussain and Prime Minister Sharif, in their greetings to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, said Pakistan was committed to friendly relations with all its neighbours.
President Mamnoon Hussain, in his message to Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, said Pakistan wanted to build "mutually beneficial" relations with India.
"In wishing the people of India progress and prosperity, it is our sincere wish to build mutually beneficial, friendly and cooperative relations between our two countries," he added.
Prime Minister Sharif, in his message to Premier Singh, said Pakistan was committed to friendly relations. "We are committed to forging friendly and cooperative relations between our two countries, which we believe are in our mutual interest and essential for the progress and prosperity of the peoples of the region," he added.