Pakistani Delegation Reaches India For Kartarpur Meeting
5 days ago
Thu 14th March 2019 | 10:07 AM
The meeting on Kartarpur Corridor between Pakistan and India will be held at Attari Complex in India.
Lahore (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 14th March, 2019) A
Pakistani delegation, led by Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, has left for India to hold talks on Kartarpur Corridor.
The delegation reached
India via Wagah on Thursday.
The meeting on
Kartarpur Corridor between Pakistan and India will be held at Attari Complex in India.
A session of technical experts
from Pakistan and India will also be held at Attari simultaneously. Experts will discuss the issues relating to corridor, its construction, road, and other technicalities.
On the other hand, the
Indian delegation will visit Pakistan for Kartarpur talks on March 28.
Pakistan has already sent the draft
agreement of Kartarpur Corridor to India.
Meanwhile, talking to the
media persons at Wagah border today, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal hoped that the dialogue on Kartarpur Corridor can be a step forward in the right direction in the current situation.
He said that
Pakistan agreed to the Indian proposal of meeting at Attari in line with its sincere efforts to deescalate the situation for regional peace and stability.
Asia and SAARC Director General Dr Faisal said Pakistan is moving forward with the spirit of constructive engagement and flexibility.
The spokesperson said the opening of
Kartarpur Corridor was a longstanding demand of the Sikhs community and Prime Minister Imran Khan's initiative is reflective of the importance that Pakistan gives to all its minorities.
He said the corridor project will facilitate the Sikhs especially
from India to visit their religious sites.
The spokesperson added that teaceful relations between
India and Pakistan are important for regional peace.