Pakistani trucks loaded with gypsum wait for signal from Indian customs before crossing into India at the recently inaugurated Integrated Check Post, a customs depot, at Attari near Amritsar, India. – AP Photo.
Pakistani trucks loaded with gypsum wait for signal from Indian customs before crossing into India at the recently inaugurated Integrated Check Post, a customs depot, at Attari near Amritsar, India. – AP Photo.

ISLAMABAD: The meeting of Pakistan-India Joint Working Group on Cross-LoC CBMs (Confidence Building Measures) on Thursday discussed modalities for strengthening and streamlining the existing trade and travel arrangements across the Line of Control.

Pakistan delegation was headed by Zehra Akbari, Director General (South Asia) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while the Indian side was led by Y.K. Sinha, Joint Secretary (PAI) Ministry of External Affairs, at the Foreign Office here.

The meeting reviewed the progress of the last meeting of Joint Working Group on Cross-LoC CBMs.

The meeting was held in a cordial and constructive atmosphere, a Foreign Office statement said.

“They also discussed modalities for introducing additional Cross-LoC CBMs,” it said.

The meeting was held in pursuance of the decision taken at the foreign secretary level talks held on July 4-5.

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