Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani termed Indian and Pakistani prime ministers’ meet as con’structive and positive.
Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani termed Indian and Pakistani prime ministers’ meet in New York on Sunday as “constructive and positive”, as the two sides decided to work together to restore normalcy on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Talking to media here after the meeting held on the sidelines of the UN general assembly, Jilani said director generals military operations of Pakistan and India would work together to restore normalcy at the LoC, Radio Pakistan reported.
He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh discussed all outstanding issues including Jammu and Kashmir. Both the leaders also discussed issues of terrorism and agreed to bring the situation normal on the LoC.
Replying to a question, the Pakistan foreign secretary said that all Pakistani institutions were on the same page to resolve all the outstanding issues with India.
The two sides, however, did not decide new date for further dialogue, he added.
Meanwhile, Indian National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon, addressing media after the first talks between the two prime ministers, said that India has conveyed to Pakistan that it will be possible to progress in talks after the “immediate situation” is dealt with.
“They decided to task the DGMOs to suggest effective means to restore the ceasefire,” said Menon, adding that both sides discussed all aspects of the relationship.