Pakistan Relations with India under the Leadership of President Ayub Khan
Author(s) : Muhammad Iqbal Sial, Muhammad Waris Awan
This article deals Pak-India relations during period of first military ruler of Pakistan, which was started in October1958 and ended in 1969. After taking the charge, Ayub Khan offered Indian Government the proposal of joint defense between both the countries i.e. India and Pakistan, but Indian Government rejected it. Pakistan and India signed Indus Basin Treaty in October 1960 when Nehru visited Pakistan in Karachi and Murree. As far as solution of Kashmir issue is concerned, both countries met many times but not reached any solution. In 1965, war started between both the countries that were one of the big wars after World War-II. Although Indian Government was given full advantage by Ayub Khan to avoid war, but failed. In 1966 both the countries met at Tashkent in Soviet Union and signed on Tashkent Accord.