Indian, Pakistani Home Secretaries Meet

BeyondHeadlines News Desk

New Delhi: Home Secretaries of India and Pakistan on Monday met in New Delhi to deliberate on a wide range of issues concerning the two countries including the progress in the probe of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

Home Secretary G. K. Pillai and his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Qamar Zaman will meet for two days to discuss bilateral issues, including Islamabad’s reluctance in co-operating fully in bringing to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai carnage.

The meeting comes ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani attending Wednesday’s India-Pakistan World Cup cricket semi-final match in Mohali.

Mr. Zaman, who is leading a six-member delegation, had on Sunday said his discussions with Mr. Pillai would be aimed at promoting and strengthening peace between the two neighbours. “Such efforts between the two sides would enhance peaceful relations and promote people-to-people contact,” Mr. Zaman had told reporters at the Attari-Wagah border before flying to Delhi.


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