Minister for Information and Broadcasting Sherry Rehman has said that Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani during his interaction with the U.S. leadership has emphasized upon the need for broad-based and long-term relations between the two countries. In an interview with state media, Minister said that the Prime Minister told the US leadership that relations between the two countries should not be security and defence centric only. The Prime Minister conveyed to the US leadership that support to democracy and expansion of economic and trade ties are the other areas which need special attention to bring people of the two countries closer, the Minister said. The PM during his interaction with the US leadership has made it clear that Pakistan's involvement in war against terror is in its own interest, the Minister said adding that Chairperson of PPP Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto had been victim of this menace.