Indian head of delegation Surveyor General of India S. Subba Rao (R) looks on during a meeting with a Pakistan delegation in New Delhi on June 18, 2012. — AFP Photo

NEW DELHI: Pakistan and India on Tuesday reiterated their desire to find an amicable solution to the Sir Creek issue through sustained and result oriented dialogue process.

The two countries held talks on this important dispute in New Delhi from June 18-19 under the resumed dialogue process between the two countries and discussed the issue in detail.

The Pakistan delegation was led by Additional Secretary, Ministry of Defence Rear Admiral Farrokh Ahmad while Indian delegation was led by Surveyor General of India Dr Swarna Subba Rao.

According to joint statement issued following these two days talks held in New Delhi, the talks were held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere.

Both the sides discussed the land boundary in the Sir Creek area and also delimitation of International Maritime Boundary between India and Pakistan.

They reiterated their desire to find an amicable solution of the Sir Creek issue through sustained and result oriented dialogue.

Pakistan and India also agreed to hold the next round of the talks on Sir Creek issue in Pakistan at mutually convenient dates, to be determined through diplomatic channels.

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