Pakistan, India decide to resume dialogue process

South AsiaPakistan, India decide to resume dialogue process

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan and India on Wednesday decided to resume the dialogue process to discuss and sort out all their outstanding issues under the new name “Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue Process.”

While addressing a joint press conference at the Foreign Office in Islamabad along with Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz following bilateral meeting, the Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said that all the pillars of the Composite Dialogue Process and Resumed Dialogue Process will be included in the new format of Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue Process.

The Indian external affairs minister said that Foreign Secretaries of the two countries had been asked to prepare the modalities and schedule of the meetings of all the pillars of the newly agreed Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue Process.

Sushma Swaraj said that Pakistan and India agreed to resume the dialogue process following the successful meeting of their advisors on national security, which was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Pakistan-India Joint Statement

Pakistan, India decide to resume dialogue process

Earlier, the Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Wednesday evening.

Sartaj Aziz, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Tariq Fatemi, National Security Adviser Nasir Janjua and Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry assisted Nawaz Sharif while Indian senior officials aided Sushma Swaraj.

Sushma Swaraj also held a meeting with the senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Maryam Nawaz Sharif and discussed different aspects of bilateral relations.

Pakistan, India decide to resume dialogue process

The Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was in Pakistan on a two-day official visit to attend the fifth Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process Ministerial conference.

Earlier in the day, addressing the Conference, Sushma Swaraj said that her country was ready to extend cooperation for the restoration of peace in Afghanistan. She also confirmed that the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Pakistan next year to attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Conference.

Source: APP/DND

Mati
Mati
Mati-Ullah is the Online Editor For DND. He is the real man to handle the team around the Country and get news from them and provide to you instantly.

Must read

Recent News

PM Shahbaz stresses need for Pakistan-Turkmenistan enhanced trade, economic, investment & cultural ties

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov called on Prime Minister Shahbaz...

Third Round of Pakistan-Turkmenistan Bilateral Political Consultations held

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Third Round of Pakistan-Turkmenistan Bilateral Political Consultations was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Tuesday.The Deputy Prime...

Pakistan, Egypt agree to enhance cooperation in religious education

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Chaudhry Salik Hussain in Islamabad on Tuesday said that Pakistan wants to strengthen...

Forecast of significant rainfall and potential flooding across KP & AJK

0
Storms and rain expected in southern Sindh: NDMA issues alert to relevant departmentsISLAMABAD, Pakistan: According to the National Emergency Operation Center (NEOC) of...

Interbank Dollar Rate Today in Pakistan – 23 July 2024

0
Interbank Exchange Rates in Pakistan The Interbank Closing Exchange Rate in Pakistan has been issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for July 23,...
Advertisement