ISLAMABAD As two nuclear-armed neighbours are flexing muscles to face each other possibly during the last week of May for resumption of peace talks, Pakistan on Monday desired that the momentum generated at Thimphu should be sustained to bring peace and stability in the region. Before the resumption of talks, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood is holding meeting with the authorities of Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Interior, Water and Power and former ambassadors and foreign secretaries now a days. On Monday, during a meeting with former foreign secretaries and ambassadors, Qureshi expressed hope that a meeting between the foreign ministers of Pakistan and India would take place soon and that the peace process could be resumed without further delay. Qureshi sought their proposals on the resumption of peace process between Pakistan and India as agreed between Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Thimphu meeting. Sources told TheNation that Qureshi was likely to hold a telephonic conversation with his Indian counterpart on Tuesday and that the two sides might fix a date of meeting. According to a press note issued by the Foreign Offices media section on Monday that there was an in-depth discussion on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. The Foreign Minister informed the participants of meeting that the democratic Government of Pakistan had taken a principled position on this core issue. He told them that the incumbent Government strongly believed that no viable solution of the dispute could be found and implemented unless it was framed in accordance with the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. According to details, briefing the group about the Thimphu meeting (29 Aril 2010) held on the sideline of the 16th SAARC Summit, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that while the two countries had agreed to resume the talks to discuss all the issues in order revive peace process to achieve concrete results, it was important that the dialogue between the two countries should be continued uninterruptedly. He said the Thimphu meeting was held in a cordial atmosphere. The two leaders had agreed to take care of each others concerns and resume the peace process to resolve all the issues on the basis of sovereign equality and mutual respect. It was also agreed to take necessary measures to promote mutual confidence and trust. The Foreign Minister welcomed suggestions given by the participants and appreciated their valuable observations. Most of the participants were of the view that the resumption of dialogue process was a significant development after suspension of talks following the Mumbai terror attacks. It was, therefore, important that the leadership of the both countries demonstrated vision and perseverance and tried their utmost to nudge the peace process towards concrete results. They also complimented the Foreign Minister for his pro-active and focused diplomacy, which, they said, was necessary to secure Pakistans security interests in this complex and fast changing world. The Foreign Minister said that the Foreign Office was Pakistans first line of defence. It would always be there to protect and promote Pakistans interests. He added that being a Foreign Minister of Pakistan, it had always been his effort to consult all stakeholders and proceed with consensus on issues of national importance. Also on Monday, Syed Jamait Ali Shah, Commissioner Indus Waters, called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and discussed issues related to water and implementation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty between Pakistan and India. The Foreign Minister stressed that differences and disputes between Pakistan and India on the Krishanganga project should be addressed in accordance with the dispute-settlement mechanism, as provided in the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. He underlined that the Treaty had been an effective arrangement between the two countries, adding that it was important that the Treaty was adhered to in letter and spirit. The Commissioner briefed the Foreign Minister about the upcoming meeting of the Permanent Indus Waters Commission to be held in India in May 2010.