ISLAMABAD: In the primary excessive-stage bilateral meeting after tensions peaked between two neighbouring nations, Pakistan and India are set to preserve talks on the Kartarpur Corridor at Attari these days (Thursday).
Led by Director General South Asia and SAARC Dr Muhammad Faisal, a Pakistani delegation left for Attari thru Wagah. The delegation also contains individuals of a technical crew with a view to keep a assembly at the sidelines. Joint Secretary SCL Das from the Indian Home Ministry will lead the Indian aspect.
Speaking to the media before his departure at Wagah, Dr Faisal stated they were travelling to India with a limited mandate of keeping talks at the Kartapur Corridor, which he said changed into consistent with the imaginative and prescient of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
He stated the delegation became taking along a advantageous message and hoped that India would similarly reciprocate by means of taking a wonderful step.
Dr Fisal said de-escalation of tensions between the 2 nuclear powers turned into critical for regional peace.
The meeting will attempt to finalise modalities of the Kartarpur Corridor between the two nations to allow Sikh pilgrims to take a look at the 550th delivery anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev at Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib.
The assignment connects two Sikh holy websites – Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan and Dera Baba Nanak in India.
It is noteworthy that India has denied visa to Pakistani journalists to cowl the Attari assembly.
In his tweet on Wednesday, Dr Faisal said, “Regrettable that India has not given visas to Pakistani newshounds for the kartarpur assembly day after today. Hope the Pak Kartarpur Spirit & assembly the next day will bring a alternate for the better for human beings of each international locations.”
He recalled that greater than 30 Indian newshounds had been issued visa closing yr to cowl the Kartarpur floor breaking rite.