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Kartarpur talks begin, 18-member Pakistan delegation arrives in India

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Talks have begun between and to discuss and finalise the modalities for the Corridor here on Thursday.

An eighteen-member Pakistani delegation arrived in on Thursday.

of to India, on Wednesday had said the two neighbouring nations will discuss the visa-free access to the corridor.

The Indian delegation is scheduled to visit on March 28, according to

Amid the heightened tensions between and Islamabad, said that talks on the Corridor are in no way a resumption of bilateral dialogue with

"It (Corridor talks) is not a resumption of any bilateral dialogue. It is related to the emotions and sentiments of Indian citizens of Sikh faith and our decision to meet (Pakistan) reflects our strong commitment to operationalise the Kartarpur Sahib corridor on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of ji and also to meet the long-pending demand of Indian citizens of Sikh faith to have easy and smooth access to the holy gurudwara, Kartarpur Sahib," stated at a

.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 12:33 IST
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