ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said that the Nato supplies had been blocked without any pressure and consensus will be developed for resumption, DawnNews reported.
The prime minister was speaking to the media at the Islamabad airport on Sunday, before departing to attend a 53-nation nuclear security summit in Seoul. The PM confirmed his scheduled meeting with US president Barack Obama and said that discussions on the situation in Afghanistan would take place.
Moreover, the prime minister added that Pakistan needs civil nuclear technology and wants to obtain the technology.
He again reiterated the government’s stance, that the resumption of Nato supplies would be decided by the parliament and consensus would be developed for this purpose.
He also stated that the decision to block Nato supplies was not taken upon the insistence of the opposition rather it was the government's own decision.