ISLAMABAD, Mar 14 (APP):The first meeting between India and Pakistan was held on Thursday at Attari, India to discuss the modalities and draft agreement for facilitation of pilgrims to visit Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib using the Kartarpur Corridor.
According to the joint press statement tweeted by FO spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, the meeting was held in a cordial environment. Indian delegation was led by Mr. S.C.L. Das, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs whereas Pakistani delegation was led by Dr. Mohammad Faisal, DG (SA & SAARC) of Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Both sides held detailed and constructive discussions on various aspects and provisions of the proposed agreement and agreed to work towards expeditiously operationalizing the Kartapur Sahib Corridor, it said.
Expert level discussions were also held between the technical experts on the alignment and other details of the proposed corridor, said the statement.
It was agreed to hold the next meeting at Wagah on 2nd April. This will be preceded by a meeting of the technical experts on 19th March at the proposed zero points to finalize the alignment, it concluded.