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On cordial relations: Less than half Pakistanis feel the need to further improve relations with India in the fields of trade, education, sports and travel.

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According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan on the issue of India-Pakistan relations post Pulwama Attack (full report available at http://gallup.com.pk/pakistani-opinion-remains-calm-and-unprovoked-during-threat-of-war-with-india/), less than half Pakistanis feel the need to further improve relations with India in the fields of trade, education, sports and travel.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “In your opinion after the condition has normalized, should Pakistan improve its trade relations, educational relations, and cultural relations etc. with India?” In response to this question, 41% Pakistanis believe trade relations should be improved while 48% say those should not be improved. In the field of education 37% say relations should be improved while 47% oppose further cooperation in the field. In cricket matches equal proportion (40% each) say that relation should be improved and relations should not be improved. Lastly, 41% Pakistanis say that ease should be created in travelling and visa applications while 47% oppose it.

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