FELICITATIONS MESSAGE FROM INDIAN EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTER
I extend greetings and felicitations, on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of India, to you and to the people of Pakistan , on the occasion of Pakistan 's National Day.
Our countries face common challenges and tests. It is in our common interest to work for a peaceful, harmonious and cooperative relationship, free from threat of violence and terrorism.
I also extend my best wishes for your personal good health and wellbeing.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
H.E. Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi,
Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,
March 24, 2009