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Pakistan conveys to India schedule for 2nd meeting on Kartarpur corridor

Pakistan conveys to India schedule for 2nd meeting on Kartarpur corridor
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan on Tuesday conveyed to India that the second meeting to discuss the draft agreement for finalizing the modalities of Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues will be held on July 14 at Wagah. The Indian side has been requested to convey the composition of its delegation. Pakistan remains committed to expedited progress on the matter to ensure that the corridor is operationalized in time for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak in November 2019.
Pakistan gave message of peace by opening Kartarpur corridor: FM
On May 22, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had said that Pakistan gave the message of peace by opening the Kartarpur corridor for the Sikh community. He said: “We have practically reinforced the Shanghai spirit through Kartarpur corridor.” He said that terrorism is a serious threat to the countries of the region. “Pakistan supports the peace process comprising of Afghans,” he said. The minister said that peace in Afghanistan is vital for regional peace and stability. He called for collective efforts among the SCO member countries to meet the present day challenges and achieve sustainable development. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the SCO serves as an important platform for links amongst the regional countries. “Pakistan is determined to implement the Charter of the SCO.” Referring to the geo strategic location of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Project will help further promote links in the region. Condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, the foreign minister stressed the need for addressing root causes of the curse. He said Pakistan is among the few countries which successfully countered terrorism. He said that Pakistan is ready to share its experience and expertise with the SCO friends to deal with terrorism.