During the home-secretariat meeting in New Delhi, the two delegations shared crucial information on 26/11 attacks, sources confirmed. While releasing the Indo-Pak joint statement, Pakistan delegation also updated Indian authorities about the ongoing trials regarding the same case. India also shared information on Samjhauta blast with the neighbouring country.
Indian and Pakistani home secretaries have also agreed to set up a hotline to facilitate real time information sharing with respect to terror threats. The two sides have also agreed to hold home secretary-level talks bi-annually.
Yesterday (Monday, Mar 28), Indian home secretary Gopal K Pillai met his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Qamar Zaman. Monday's meeting was the first ever encounter at secretariat level since 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in 2008.
It was earlier speculated that the main focus of the talks would be promoting and strengthening peace between the neighbours. Qamar Zaman, heading a six-member delegation, reached India on Mar 27. He said that the talks between the two sides would enhance peaceful relations and promote people-to-people contact.
Indian home minister, P Chidambaram, previously, repeated India's request for voice samples of the accused several times, but there had been no clear response from the Pak side.