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23 March, Saturday


Pakistan and India hold talks in positive and cordial atmosphere: FO Spokesperson

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Pakistan and India on Thursday resumed their bilateral diplomatic talks following a heightened tension at the border in a positive and cordial manner, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.

The talks were held at Attari Complex in India, in which an 18-member Pakistani delegation led by the Foreign Office Spokesperson and the Director General for South Asia and SAARC Dr Mohammad Faisal participated.

The Joint Secretary Interior led the Indian delegation in the talks

These were the first high-level Pak-India bilateral talks in last three years, which in particular aimed at to negotiate the agreement on Kartarpur Corridor.

Meanwhile talking to media in Lahore, the Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal said that the two sides held positive talks, and termed the release of a joint statement a great success.

Dr Faisal said that both sides held detailed and constructive discussions on various aspects and provisions of the proposed agreement and agreed to work towards expeditiously operationalizing the Kartarpur Corridor.

The Spokesperson told that both sides also held expert level discussions between the technical experts on the alignment and other details of the proposed corridor. He said that it was agreed to hold the next meeting at Wagah on April 2, 2019.

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