Road-map for resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue unveiled

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New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) Unveiling the road-map forresumption of a comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan, Indiatoday announced that the Home Secretaries of the two countrieswill hold talks on counter-terrorism, including progress on26/11 trial in Rawalpindi court, ahead of Foreign Minister S MQureshi''s visit here by July.

In a statement ''Agreed Outcome of India-Pakistan ForeignSecretary-level talks in Thimphu'', Ministry of ExternalAffairs said Secretary-level talks on the issues ofcounter-terrorism (including progress on Mumbai trial);humanitarian issues; peace and security, including CBMs; Jammuand Kashmir; promotion of friendly exchanges; Siachen andeconomic issues will be held in the next few months.

Discussions on issues such as Wullar barrage or Tulbulnavigation project and Sir Creek will be at the level ofAdditional Secretaries or Surveyors General.

List of issues mentioned in the statement are same asin the Composite Dialogue, that was halted by India after the2008 Mumbai attacks.

The ministry said, "the Foreign Secretaries of India andPakistan met in Thimphu on February 6, 2011 to carry forwardthis process. They briefed their respective Governments."

The agreed statement was issued simultaneously both inNew Delhi and Islamabad today. .

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