Islamabad: Joint Statement
As agreed during the meeting of the two Foreign Ministers in New Delhi on 27 July 2011, the Fifth Round of Expert Level Talks on Conventional confidence building measures between Pakistan and India was held in Islamabad on 26 December 2011.
The Pakistan delegation to the talks was led by Mr. Munawar Saeed Bhatti, Additional Secretary (UN and EC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Y.K. Sinha, Joint Secretary (PAI) of the Ministry of External Affairs, led the Indian delegation.
The talks were held in a cordial and constructive atmosphere.
The two sides reviewed the implementation of existing CBMs, including the ceasefire along the LoC, and reaffirmed their commitment to continue discussions on conventional CBMs.
The two sides will report progress made during the current round of talks to their respective Foreign Secretaries.
For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604