New Delhi: Cricketing ties were amongst the many issues discussed between Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and his Pakistani counterpart Jalil Abbas Jilani during their two-day talks on Thursday.

Expressing the hope that the equation would continue with the "positive trajectory", Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jilani said that he had put forward some suggestions on the issue.

Addressing a joint press conference, Mathai said there were issues of security.

As for resumption of cricketing ties, it is for the BCCI and the cricketing body in Pakistan to decide, Mathai said.

The joint statement, he said, emphasised the need to promote sports and media ties.

(Agencies)

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