Pakistan, India hold third-round of talks on Kartarpur Corridor

Pakistan, India hold third-round of talks on Kartarpur Corridor

Attari (Agencies): The third round of talks between Pakistan and India on Kartarpur Corridor will take place on the Indian side of the Wagah Border – Attari Border on Wednesday (today).

“Arrived in Lahore for 3rd round of talks with India, to be held at Atari, to discuss and finalise the draft agreement on opening of KartarpurCorridor, which will be held tomorrow. Pakistan remains committed to expedited opening of the corridor,” said Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Faisal in a tweet.

According to diplomatic sources, the meeting is expected to finalise the draft agreement pertaining to opening of the corridor.

The Pakistani delegation would be led by South Asia and SAARC Director General and Foreign Office spokesperson.

Earlier, Dr Faisal said despite the current tense situation with India, Pakistan would continue the process of opening of Kartarpur Corridor.

“Pakistan remains committed to complete and inaugurate its side of the Kartarpur Corridor as planned and announced by the prime minister,” he said.

Pakistan and India had their first high-level meeting to discuss plan for Kartarpur Corridor in March this year while the second phase of the talks took place on July 14.

In addition to high-level delegations, technical experts from the two sides had also held four meetings this year, with the last meeting held at Kartarpur’s Ground Zero on August 30.