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Kartarpur corridor: India, Pakistan to hold second round of talks today

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and will hold a second round of talks regarding corridor on Tuesday.

Officials from both countries are expected to discuss technical aspects regarding the construction of the corridor, including fencing, road, and maps.

According to Dunya news, officials from Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of religious affairs and (FWO) will attend the dialogues.

has claimed that has completed more than 50 per cent of the construction's work of the corridor.

The meeting comes after postponed the second round of talks on corridor after reports surfaced about the appointment of "controversial elements" by in a committee associated with the corridor.

The two countries were previously slated to meet on April 2 in Pakistan for the second round of talks.

Despite the postponement, offered to hold a technical meeting to discuss other aspects, according to

Kumar had said earlier that India had sought certain clarifications from Pakistan on several "unaddressed" issues regarding the Corridor, including the number of pilgrims that can visit daily, issues of visas, etc.

The first round of talks between the two sides was held at Attari in on March 14 during which issues like finalisation of the draft agreement between the two countries were discussed.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 09:44 IST
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