In the National Security Conference held in Islamabad on Saturday, which was attended by ministers, chief ministers, political leaders of all major parties, army chief Gen Raheel Sharif and other senior civil and military officials including ISI chief Lt-Gen Zaheerul Islam, the Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Shareef regretted that Pakistan was having bad relations with key neighbour India and said it was the time two had good relations.
He hoped that the planned meeting of the foreign secretaries will help move the ties forward.
Sharif also said Pakistan wants to improve ties with Afghanistan and hoped that the new leadership in that country will cooperate with him.
Nawaz Sharif also criticized Islamic cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri who has challenged the government with a wave of protests, which resulted in clashes with Punjab Police.
He also offered Imran Khan for the recounting of ballots in some constituencies to settle the issue of rigging allegations.