NEW DELHI - Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed said Monday the desire to resolve issues between Pakistan and India was growing which was an indication of relations improving between the two countries in the future.

During an interview with a TV channel, Salman said the foundation of peace constituencies on both sides of the border was stronger now than in the past.  He said he wanted to put in place a framework, aimed at improving bilateral relations, that stays intact even after a change of government. He admitted that a perception is building in India that supports better relations with Pakistan.  To a question, he said both sides have started to realise the significance of gaining larger access to international market through good neighbourly relations.  He expressed satisfaction that both the countries today share greater enthusiasm towards adoption of Confidence Building Measures, adding the liberlalised visa regime is now awaiting a final signal. He also mentioned putting in place of banking arrangements on Line of Control (LoC) through mutual understanding. The Indian External Affairs Minister congratulated the Pakistanis over the democratic government's heading towards completion of its stipulated term of five years.