ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has appreciated President Obamas statement wherein he duly acknowledged Pakistans support and cooperation that lead US special forces to the hideout of Osama bin Laden. The Prime Minister emphasised the need for constructive and positive messaging from both sides on the operation and stressed that the sensitivities in this regard must be given due importance rather than giving a spin. Talking to a US delegation led by US envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Marc Grossman, here at the PM House, Premier Gilani welcomed the fact that through the recent visits to the US of the Director General ISI, the Foreign Secretary and the Defence Secretary, and Marc Grossmans visit to Islamabad, both sides have been able to resume the 4th round of Pak-US Strategic Dialogue. Pakistan, he said, was looking forward to Secretary Clintons visit to Pakistan later this month for the 4th round of dialogue which he hoped would pave the way for signature projects in water, energy and economic development sectors in Pakistan. He also welcomed the fact that trilateral dialogue between Pakistan, the US and Afghanistan at official level would be held tomorrow to prepare the ground for ministerial level trilateral meeting hopefully next month. While dilating on his meeting with President Karzai and his team in Kabul last month, the Prime Minister cautioned that the media and think tanks of the US should avoid creating misunderstanding between the two countries on the issue. The Prime Minister reiterated that his government fully believed that Pakistan, the US and Afghanistan should form a core group to coordinate their position on the reconciliation and reintegration process, which he emphasised must be Afghan-led and Afghan-owned. As far the strategic documents to be negotiated between the US and Afghanistan on ISAF and the US role, the Prime Minister emphatically said that it was a bilateral matter between both the countries. The Prime Minister said that his government would ensure that timely implementation of the Pakistan-Afghanistan Transit Trade Agreement. The ministers of commerce of the two countries, he added, are scheduled to meet in the near future to clear the bottlenecks in its implementation. Grossman thanked the Prime Minister and the Pakistan government for steadfast cooperation and support in the war against terrorism and intelligence cooperation, which eventually led to elimination of Osama bin Laden. He termed the Foreign Secretarys visit to the US for consultations after the Prime Ministers visit to Kabul as very helpful in promoting better understanding between the two countries on the Afghan reconciliation issue. He agreed with the Prime Minister that Pakistan, the US and Afghanistan should form a core group and enhance their cooperation in this process. He assured the Prime Minister that the US would keep Pakistan fully apprised about the US policy on Afghanistan and would share the progress of the strategic documents with Afghanistan. He stated that the Kerry-Lugar assistance would help the Pakistani government in carrying out economic reforms considered to be imperative for the revival of the economy.