Adviser: (Modi’s visit to help improve atmosphere for talks: Sartaj)

ISLAMABAD: Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Pakistan will help improve atmosphere for the upcoming foreign secretary level talks between the two countries on January 15.

In an interview, he said the visit has sent positive signal to the officials concerned about seriousness of the leadership for sorting out disputes. He expressed the hope that dialogue between the two countries on issues covering comprehensive composite dialogue can be kicked off in February.

He said issues like Siachen, Sir Creek, confidence-building measures, water, Kashmir and terrorism have been picked for structured talks.