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Not going to Pak with any expectation: Pranab

May 19, 2008 23:26 IST

Ahead of crucial Indo-Pak talks, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said his trip to Pakistan was a 'goodwill visit" and that he is not going with any fixed agenda or "any expectation".

"Basically this is a goodwill visit because I would like to acquaint myself with the new leadership of Pakistan. I am not going with any fixed agenda or with any expectation," Mukherjee told Times Now channel.

Mukherjee is due to meet his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on May 21.

Asked about cross-border infiltration, Mukherjee said infiltration from Pakistan has never ceased completely.

"We will discuss about certain recent developments, which are taking place," the minister said about recent attempts by militants to inflitrate into India from Pakistan.




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