NEW DELHI: The fifth round of composite dialogue between Pakistan and India will be held in New Delhi on June 21-22. This was decided by both the countries during the fourth round of foreign ministerial talks here on Friday. Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi is headed the Pakistani delegation whereas his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee represented Indian side during the talks. Earlier, Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in India on a four-day official visit on Friday.
Qureshi, who is visiting India at the invitation of External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, will hold talks with the country’s political leadership to further bilateral cooperation. Qureshi will be accompanied by a six-member delegation comprising senior officials and recently appointed Ambassador-at-Large Nasir Ali Khan. He is scheduled to hold talks with Mukherjee at Hyderabad House tomorrow.
Qureshi will also travel to Ajmer, where he will visit the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, and Chandigarh, where he will participate in a meet aimed at increasing cooperation between India’s Punjab state and Pakistan’s Punjab province. He will deliver the keynote address at an event organized in Chandigarh by the Centre for Rural and Industrial Development, which cooperates with the Farmers Association of Pakistan. -SANA