Islamabad, July 19, 2012 (PPI-OT): In pursuance of the decision taken at the Foreign Secretary level talks on 4-5 July 2012, meeting of Pakistan-India Joint Working Group on Cross-LoC CBMs was held in Islamabad on 19 July 2012. Pakistan delegation was headed by Ms. Zehra Akbari, Director General (South Asia) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while the Indian side was led by Mr. Y.K. Sinha, Joint Secretary (PAI) Ministry of External Affairs.
2. The meeting was held in a cordial and constructive atmosphere.
3. The two sides reviewed the progress since the last meeting of the Joint Working Group on Cross-LoC CBMs and discussed modalities for strengthening and streamlining the existing trade and travel arrangements across the LoC. They also discussed modalities for introducing additional Cross-LoC CBMs.
For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604