ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office on Thursday said date was being finalized for meeting of foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India to be held next month.
In his weekly news briefing in Islamabad today, Foreign Office Spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said the foreign secretaries would finalise schedule of meetings of various segments of the comprehensive bilateral dialogue in accordance with the joint statement issued on 9th of this month.
He said Indian prime minister also recently visited Pakistan. He said these were very positive steps and hoped that these would have very good impact on bilateral relations.
To a question, the spokesman said Pakistan and India had serious issues and disputes that needed to be resolved peacefully through dialogue.
“All the issues of our concern will be raised in the foreign secretaries talks,” he said.
Answering a question, Qazi Khalilullah said consultations were underway to host first meeting of the quadrilateral coordination committee comprising Pakistan, Afghanistan, US and China in the second half of next month.
Replying a question, he said that Pakistan had joined the 34 countries coalition against terrorism and the extent of our participation would be decided in the light of additional information that we had sought from Saudi Arabia.
“We have seen media reports that some people who associated themselves with Daesh have been arrested and investigations are going on,” said the foreign office spokesman.
He said we had alerted our security agencies from threats posed by Daesh. They would take necessary actions if required.