PESHAWAR, 09 December: Pakistan and India have agreed to restart comprehensive bilateral dialogue which will include all pillars of the previously held composite dialogue.


“The foreign secretaries will work out the modalities and schedule of the meetings under the dialogue,” said the joint statement issued after meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj.


The components of the dialogue will include peace and security, confidence building measures, Jammu and Kashmir, Siachin, Sir Creek, Wullar Barrage project, economic and commercial cooperation.


Counter terrorism, narcotics control , humanitarian issues , people to people exchange and religious tourism will also be discussed under the umbrella of the comprehensive dialogue, said the statement.


Both the sides condemned terrorism and resolved to cooperate to eliminate the menace.

It was also agreed that the National Security Advisors level talks should continue between the two neighboring countries.


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