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Kartarpur Corridor: Over 80% agreed upon at 2nd round of Indo-Pak talks held!

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ISLAMABAD: Director General for South Asia and Spokesman of Foreign Office, Dr. Mohammad Faisal has said that 80 percent and beyond has been agreed upon in the 2nd Round of Talks between Pakistan and India on Kartarpur Corridor held on Pakistani side of Wagha Joint Border today.

Dr. Faisal led the Pakistani side whereas, eight-member  Indian delegation was led by S. L. Das. Dr. Mohammad Faisal, while talking to the Media after the talks  said:”In my opinion, around 80 per cent and beyond has been agreed upon.”

Prior to the talks he stated that under PM’s direction and promise, Pakistan was fully committed for materializing Kartarpur Sahib Corridor into reality for 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

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Director General said that work on Pakistan side is proceeding speedily with more than 70 % of Gurdwara Complex, Terminal Building and Road completed. He said he was optimistic that today’s talks would be productive.  Dr Faisal said the second round of talks taking place now was scheduled to be held in April. It is pertinent to mention here that the first round of Indo-Pak talks  on Kartarpur Corridor was held in March, 2019. 

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.