Pak Interior Minister meets Shivraj Patil

November 14th, 2007 - 2:47 am ICT by admin  
Issues relating to maintaining peace and tranquility in the two countries and matters relating to SAARC were also discussed.

During the 30-minute meeting, the two leaders felt that the ongoing confidence building measures (CBMs) between the two countries should be increased.

The Interior Minister of Afghanistan, Zarar Ahmed Moqbel, also met Patil. The two leaders discussed issues of bilateral interest and SAARC related matters, and measures to promote peace and tranquility in the region.

Both the visiting leaders are in Delhi to attend the second meeting of SAARC Home/Interior Ministers, which will be held tomorrow.

The Second Meeting of SAARC Home Secretaries was held today, during which all member countries were convinced that terrorism, drug offences, trafficking in human beings and arms smuggling were challenges to the entire region and have to be fought jointly. (ANI)

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