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Pak envoy meets foreign secretary
February 23, 2009 23:10 IST
Pakistan High Commissioner Shahid Malik today met Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon and discussed the possibility of a bilateral meeting between Foreign Secretaries of the two countries on the sidelines of the SAARC ministerial meeting in Colombo this week.
During the 30-minute meeting, Malik and Menon discussed various aspects of bilateral relations that have been hit by
They also deliberated on the possibility of resumption of the composite dialogue which has been suspended since
One of the issues of focus was whether Menon could have a bilateral meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Salman
Menon and Bashir, along with their counterparts of six other SAARC nations, will be in Colombo from Wednesday for the foreign secretary-level meeting ahead of the Council of Ministers meeting on Friday.
External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee [Images] will be in Colombo on Friday but there will be no Indo-Pak minister-level meeting as Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is not going there.