Pakistani Delegation Reaches India For Kartarpur Meeting

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Pakistani delegation reaches India for Kartarpur meeting

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.

South 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.

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