'Its a new Pakistan, but not a shining, secular India': FM Qureshi urges Biden administration to recognise new realities

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday urged the new US administration of President Joe Biden to recognise that the world, Pakistan and specifically India have changed a lot in the last four years, hence any engagement and relations should be developed on the basis of new ground realities

Jan 24, 2021
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Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday urged the new US administration of President Joe Biden to recognise that the world, Pakistan and specifically India have changed a lot in the last four years, hence any engagement and relations should be developed on the basis of new ground realities.

Addressing a press conference in Multan, Qureshi said he had a "short message" for the new US administration. "In [these] four years [since the previous Democrat administration] the world has changed, the region has changed and Pakistan has changed and you have to engage with this new Pakistan," said Qureshi, further adding, "India has changed. Is it the same shining and secular India today? No."

He pointed out that voices from within India were rising and confirming that it is not a secular India, it is "a new face of Hindutva, a new practical demonstration of the thinking of the RSS. Minorities in India are finding themselves to be insecure."

https://www.dawn.com/news/1603343/shining-secular-india-no-more-fm-qureshi-urges-biden-administration-to-recognise-new-realities

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