Indo-Pak journalists call for resumption of bilateral dialogue


ISLAMABAD: Journalists from India and Pakistan at the 17th Chaophraya Dialogue on Thursday welcomed the recent meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Paris on the sidelines of the UN Conference on Climate Change, and expressed the hope that this could lead to a revival of bilateral dialogue.

They also welcomed reports of Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s decision to attend the forthcoming Heart of Asia ministerial meeting in Islamabad. These views were expressed by senior interlocutors from India and Pakistan meeting for the 17th round of Chaophraya Dialogue, a long-running Indo-Pak Track-II engagement jointly organised since 2008, by Jinnah Institute (JI) and Australia-India Institute (AII).