ISLAMABAD: India and Pakistan have on Wednesday, issued a joint statement announcing their decision to hold a comprehensive bilateral dialogue in the coming days. It has been reported that India has agreed over the Pakistan’s demand of including Kashmir on the agenda of the dialogue.
The announcement came after the Indian Foreign affairs minister Sushma Swaraj met Pakistan Prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his foreign advisor Aziz, on the concluding day of her visit to the multilateral conference on Afghanistan.
The positive developments from both the nations, seems to be an implication of the fruitful meeting held between Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his counterpart Narendra Modi in Paris, on the sidelines of climate summit.
It was announced that the foreign secretaries of both the countries will meet and decide over the modalities and schedule of the proposed bilateral dialogue. Issues of Peace, terrorism and Kashmir are expected to be on the agenda of the dialogue.
Earlier, the Pakistan Government had agreed to extend its support to the Indian authorities, to investigate into the ’26/11 Mumbai terrorists attack case’. The National Security Advisors (NSAs) of both the countries are given the responsibility of addressing the issues pertaining to terrorism, till the bilateral meeting is held.