ISLAMABAD The Parliamentary Committee on National Security has urged the Government to engage India in result-oriented talks on key issues including Kashmir and water dispute without bowing to any external pressure from any quarter. Senator Mian Raza Rabbani presided over the Parliamentary Committee on National Security meeting. The meeting had a detailed briefing from Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi on national security in the backdrop of Pakistan-India relations. The sources aware of the deliberations of the Committees meeting informed TheNation that members of the Committee had urged to Government to adopt a clear stance on Indian interference in Balochistan and forcefully plead its case at all available fora. The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Senator Ishaq Dar, Haider Abbas Rizvi, Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao and other members. The meeting is part of the regular consultation process towards evolving national consensus on key foreign policy issues. The Foreign Minister also briefed the Committee on the recent Pakistan-India Foreign Secretary-level talks and noted that the talks were exploratory in nature primarily meant to prepare for a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of the two countries on July 15, 2010. He stated that talks had helped in improving the atmosphere and laying the congenial ground for the Ministerial meeting. The Foreign Minister emphasised that resumption of the peace process was an important development. The Foreign Minister informed the members of the committee that Pakistan would sit across the table with India with a positive and constructive mindset with a view to resolving all the bilateral issues including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir. The sources informed that the Committee suggested to the Government not to bow to any pressure on any issue in the talks with India and to uphold the national interest and solidarity of the country supreme. Meanwhile, talking to media persons, Chairman Parliamentary Committee Mian Raza Rabbani said that the talks were in the initial stage and they were not pinning much hope on it. He said that Pakistan believed in meaningful talks from the very first day and expressed the hope that India would also adopt a positive attitude. He informed that recommendations comprising eight pages regarding Pak-India talks, were sent to the Foreign Ministry for consideration.