ISLAMABAD - Pakistan wanted friendly ties with India and keen to resolve all issues through dialogue, Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf said on Saturday.

In a message to his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh, Ashraf conveyed his heartiest felicitation on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan on the occasion of India’s Republic Day. The prime minister reiterated his commitment to work with Manmohan Singh closely to develop friendly and cooperative relations and resolving all issues through dialogue. Ashraf wished the people of India peace, progress and prosperity.