6th Round of India-Pak Expert Level Talks on Conventional CBMs held

Islamabad: Pursuant to the agreement between the Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan during their meeting on September 8 in Islamabad, the Sixth Round of Expert Level Talks on Conventional CBMs between New Delhi and Islamabad was held today (Thursday) in New Delhi.

The Indian delegation to the talks was led by Mr. Y.K. Sinha, Additional Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs. Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Additional Secretary (UN&EC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the Pakistan delegation.

The talks were held in a cordial and constructive atmosphere, said a statement of the FO .

The two sides reviewed the implementation of existing CBMs, including the ceasefire along the LoC, exchanged ideas to further advance the CBM process and reaffirmed their commitment to continue discussions with the aim of strengthening conventional CBMs.

The two sides also agreed to report the progress made during the current round of talks to their respective Foreign Secretaries.

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