Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit will meet moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in Delhi on Sunday and is expected to discuss ongoing efforts to bring back on track the stalled Indo-Pak dialogue process.
At a time when secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan have just resumed, Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit on Monday met separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in a redux of last year's event that led to bad blood between the two neighbouring countries.
Equilibrium in relations between India and Pakistan is difficult to achieve without an impetus for constant dialogue between the two countries, former Pakistani foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri has said.
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif shook hands during the SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said it was not enough and efforts should be made to bring hearts together.
In a photo-op that appeared to belie the recent animosity between the two neighbours, PM Narendra Modi and Nawab Sharif kept their handshake for several seconds and chatted, smiling all the while, as Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, the host of the SAARC Summit, looked on happily.
Lauding the new Indian government`s move to invite Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, China on Monday said improvement in Indo-Pak ties contributes to regional peace, stability and development.
Lauding the new Indian government`s move to invite Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, China today said improvement in Indo-Pak ties contributes to regional peace, stability and development.
Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s remarks regarding ties with foreign countries and asserted that it was looking forward to a stable government here to engage "quickly, comprehensively and meaningfully".