FO Sartaj Aziz meets Indian FM Salman KhurshidSeptember 12, 2013
Islamabad: Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will hold an important meeting with Indian external affairs Minister Salman Khurshid in Bishkek today Friday. Both the leaders will discuss bilateral issues and proposed meeting of the prime ministers of two countries in New York expected to be held on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session later this month.
They will also discuss issue of tension on Line of Control besides avenues to restore Pak-India dialogue for resolving outstanding issues. The meeting will be held on the sidelines of Shanghai cooperation organization’s meeting which is being held tomorrow. Sartaj Aziz will represent Pakistan in the meeting. Pakistan enjoys the observer status in the SCO and is seeking a full membership status of the organization.
The SCO’s policies and programs are in consonance with Pakistan’s long term objectives of promoting peace and stability in the region‚ containing and eradicating the menace of terrorism from the region and working with members to build stronger and more productive relationship in the future.