Islamabad: Senior officials of India and Pakistan will meet in Islamabad on July 19 to discuss measures aimed at facilitating travel and trade across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

The meeting of the India-Pakistan Working Group on Cross-LoC confidence building measures is being held in pursuance of a decision made during talks between the Foreign Secretaries of the two countries in Delhi on July 4-5.

The Indian side at the talks will be led by Y K Sinha, Joint Secretary in the External Affairs Ministry, while the Pakistani delegation will be headed by Zehra Akbari, Director General (South Asia) in the Foreign Ministry.

"The Working Group will discuss confidence building measures to facilitate travel and trade across the Line of Control," said a brief statement from the Foreign Office.
The statement did not give further details.


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