Pakistan foreign minister coming to India June 27

June 9th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS  


New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi will come here on a three-day visit, starting June 27, to set the stage for the launch of the fifth round of Composite Dialogue between India and Pakistan next month. This will be Qureshi’s first visit to India after he became foreign minister in March.

Qureshi will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee on a wide range of bilateral and regional issues, including terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir and ways to expedite the release of prisoners detained in each other’s country.

The two ministers met last month in Islamabad to review the fourth round of Composite Dialogue.

Qureshi will also go to Ajmer - a town in Rajasthan which is home to the holy shrine of one of most revered Sufi saints, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.

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