Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali also cited last year's historic talks between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, saying dialogue was the only way to address differences.
Addressing a conference in Islamabad, Faisal recalled that Prime Minister Imran Khan in his first address had said that if India took one step forward, Pakistan would take two.
India has said that it was difficult to proceed with the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) initiative under current circumstances, citing Pakistan's continuing support to cross-border terrorism.
Expressing solidarity with India, Bhutan is said to have conveyed to Nepal, the SAARC Chair, that "atmosphere had been vitiated and it was no longer conducive to hold the SAARC Summit under the present situation."
Jaitley, leading the Indian delegation to the IMF and World Bank meetings here, also said Pakistan has a "very low credibility" in terms of the way it deals with matters involving terrorism.
Wickremesinghe's remark assumes significance as Sri Lanka was one of the five SAARC member-states which sided with India in pulling out of the summit scheduled in Islamabad on November 9-10 over an attack on an Indian army base in Uri on September 18 by Pakistan-based terrorists.
"So proud of Indian govt's firm stand on bycot of SARC mtg & overwhelming support by member nations (sic)," Tata tweeted.
The US has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their differences through diplomacy and not through violence.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November amidst heightened tension between India and Pakistan.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy today informed the Lok Sabha that Swaraj is ready and would make a statement on Monday (December 14). The statement would be made in the Rajya Sabha at 11 AM and in the Lok Sabha at 2 PM on Monday, Rudy said.
Sudheendra Kulkarni, who was attacked by the Shiv Sena activists last month over the launch of a book by former Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, also said Pakistan should "stop with a heavy hand" the cross-broder terrorism.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif will meet on Friday morning on the sidelines of the SCO Summit, an official confirmed on Thursday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will "certainly" visit Pakistan next year to attend the SAARC Summit, Pakistan Premier's Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz has said.
Yesterday, Modi had delivered his maiden address at the SAARC Summit and announced a number of measures, including issuance of 3-5 years business visa and immediate medical visa for patients coming to India for treatment.
The only reason SAARC exists is to give the members an appearance of amity; the only reason it cannot be shut down completely is because it gives China an opening to create its own South Asian Forum by excluding India.
On his arrival here to attend his maiden SAARC Summit, Modi was accorded a warm welcome. He was given a guard of honour and a group of girls presented a cultural performance for him.
India and Pakistan have declared a new chapter in their relationship, after the Prime Ministers of the two countries met on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here today on a four-day visit to Maldives during which he will attend the SAARC Summit and have a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani.