NEW DELHI- High Commissioner Abdul Basit said that Pakistan desired to have normal neighborly relations with New Delhi.

Addressing a news conference today, he said Pakistan wants resolution of all outstanding issues through meaningful and result oriented dialogue process. He said both the countries need to work together for promotion of peace in the region. Peace is in the best interest of both the countries, he added.

Talking about Pakistan's efforts for establishment of durable peace in Afghanistan, he said peace in Afghanistan will ensure peace in Pakistan. He said Pakistan has sacrificed over 50,000 lives while fighting war against terror.