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Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan and India Discuss Project Plan

LAHORE – The Pakistani and Indian delegations held zero-point talks to discuss the Kartarpur corridor project plan, Pakistan Today reported Tuesday.
According to media reports, technical experts and foreign policy officials from both countries took part in the meeting and discussed the road map and closure.
Official sources said the talks held at the Kartarpur Zero Point were decided by both sides.
Earlier on March 29, India had decided to postpone the April 2nd meeting on the Kartarpur corridor the day after Islamabad’s response to Pulwama. In response to this development, Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) issued a statement in which it regretted the delay in holding a meeting to “discuss and reach consensus on the outstanding issues.
TF spokesman Dr. Mohammad Faisal tweeted: “Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone the next meeting of Kartarpur, jointly agreed by both sides on March 14, 2019.”
According to a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), India “shared its concerns and sought clarification on reports that controversial elements have been appointed by Pakistan to a committee associated with the Kartarpur corridor”, However, Indian MEA did not specify what “controversial elements” it was referring to.
New Delhi said the meeting would be scheduled after Pakistan responded to its concerns.
Earlier in the day, Pakistani foreign office had invited Indian media to request visas to cover the April 2nd meeting in Wagha.
“Pakistan welcomes the Indian media for the meeting of the Kartarpur corridor in Wagah on April 2, 2019. They can apply for a #PakKartarpurSpirit visa at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi,” said Dr. Faisal.
(Sahar News Monitoring Desk)

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