BISHKEK – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan will not force India for negotiations if Indian authorities are not ready for it.

Talking to media in Bishkek, the foreign minister also urged the Pakistani community to play its due role to highlight the soft image of the country.

Qureshi said that more than 2600 Pakistani students are studying in Kyrgyzstan, adding to this he termed them as the roaming ambassadors of their country and urged them to play a proactive role in promoting Pakistan s strength.

Regarding the trade cooperation with Central Asian states, the foreign minister said that unfortunately the trade cannot be materialized without having proper and easy connectivity.

Qureshi said that the boost in trade indirectly linked with the peace and stability in Afghanistan.