Islamabad - The leadership of SAARC Chamber of Commerce have welcomed the dialogue between Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani prior to 17th SAARC Summit in Maldives while terming it a positive change in the perception of the political leadership of both countries, says a press release. Annisul Huq, President, Mr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, Senior Vice President, Mr. Iftikhar Ali Malik, Vice President and Mr. Tariq Sayeed, immediate Past President of SAARC CO in a joint statement said that willingness expressed publically by both Prime Ministers to discuss the core issues, bedeviling bilateral relations, is a positive reflection of their thoughts, which is drastically required to make SAARC as an affective platform.