India-Pakistan official to discuss counter terrorism strategies

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New Delhi, June 23 : Officials of India and Pakistan will meet on Tuesday in Islamabad to discuss the counter terrorism strategies in the third anti-terror mechanism meeting.

The Indian delegation is led by the Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, Vivek Katju and the Pakistani side by Masood Khalid.

The progress in the investigations of explosions in the Jaipur, Ajmer and Hyderabad will come up during for discussion.

There are expected to discuss on the findings of Samjhauta Express blasts.

The meeting assumes significance as it is being held three days ahead of the foreign ministers meeting.

The revival of anti-terror mechanism was agreed upon during the meeting of the two foreign ministers in Islamabad last month.

With the leadership in both the countries keen to take the peace process forward, the meeting is likely to take certain solid decisions in the wake of recent incidents of infiltration on the LOC and resurgence of Taliban in Afghanistan and its impact in Pakistan.

ANI

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