President Asif Ali Zardari said on Thursday that destinies of the people of both Pakistan and India and the development of the entire region lies in friendly, cooperative and good neighbourly relations between the two countries. The president said this during a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna, who called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Thursday. The president while appreciating the re-engagement between the two countries said, "heavy responsibility devolves on both Pakistan and India to have sustained dialogue and steer our nations from conflictual path to a cooperative course for the uplift and welfare of the region and people of the two countries". President said that the resumption of composite dialogue would help remove mistrust and restore confidence in relations between the two countries and would also help resolve all outstanding issues, including occupied Jammu and Kashmir, water, Sir Creek, Siachen, terrorism and other issues impeding the mutual cooperation.