Islamabad, Feb 15 (ANI): Members of Pakistan's All Parties Conference (APC), which was organised by the Awami National Party, have called for dialogue with the Taliban to establish peace in the country.
A joint statement issued after the conference stressed the need for tackling menace of terrorism through dialogue within the ambit of constitution, law, security and sovereignty of the country.
The conference believed that survival and progress of the country depended upon finding relevant solutions to the problem as it recognised the militancy and violence as a problem not limited to one party, one province or one area, the Daily Times reports.
According to the paper, the statement said that 'a sustainable democratic and political process will help in dealing with the problem in the longer run.'
The participants stressed the need for restoring peace in the country so that loss of precious lives could be stopped and the country be put on a track leading to economic and social development, the paper added. (ANI)