Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf salutes during National Day parade in Islamabad.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf (C) salutes during National Day parade in Islamabad March 23, 2005. Musharraf welcomed on Wednesday steps to improve ties with rival India, including a bus service across divided Kashmir, but said a real solution to their dispute had to be found. Speaking at the parade which displays the country's nuclear-capable missiles, jets and tanks, Musharraf said Pakistan wanted peace but would continue to support the people of Kashmir in their struggle. REUTERS/Mian Khursheed MK/VP