India, Pakistan discuss Sir Creek boundary issue
Rawalpindi: Under the resumed dialogue process between Pakistan and India, delegations of the two countries met in Rawalpindi from 20-21 May 2011 to discuss the Sir Creek Issue. The Pakistan delegation was led by Rear Admiral Shah Sohail Masood, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Defence. The Indian delegation was led by Mr. S. Subba Rao, Surveyor General of India. During the visit, the Indian delegation also called on Lt. Gen Syed Athar Ali, Secretary Defence.
The talks were held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere. The two sides discussed the Pakistan-India land boundary in the Sir Creek area and the delimitation of International Maritime Boundary between Pakistan and India.
Both sides exchanged non-papers in order to take their discussions forward, with a view to finding an amicable settlement of the issue. They agreed to meet again at a mutually convenient date.
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