Nawaz Sharif chairs high-level meeting amid Indo-Pak tension

Updated On : 30 Jun , 2017 , 01:51 PM
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Islamabad:

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday chaired a high-level meeting of top foreign policy officials to discuss ties with India amid tension with over ceasefire violations in Kashmir.

Radio Pakistan reported that during the meeting Sharif would be briefed about important foreign affairs issues, including ties with India and Afghanistan.

The meeting is being attended amongst others by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and senior officials of the Foreign Office.

The meeting was held amid tensions between India and Pakistan after a number of ceasefire violations in Kashmir for which both sides blame each other.

It comes days after the US declared Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist.

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First Published : Friday, June 30, 2017 01:45 PM
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