President Bush has praised relations with Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan in a radio address to the United States while he is traveling in South Asia.
Mr. Bush said he witnessed an "incredible transformation" in Afghanistan, from a country ruled by the cruel Taleban regime to one in which women have more freedom, children are going to school, and terror camps have been shut down.
Mr. Bush also praised an agreement made with India during his trip, to share civilian nuclear energy technology in exchange for India bringing its nuclear programs in line with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). And he said Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf made the right decision to fight terror after September 11, 2001, despite several attempts on his life.
Mr. Bush said his trip is helping to lay the foundations of peace and prosperity for generations to come.