The ongoing talks between the DG Rangers Punjab and Indian Border Security Force Officials, which began in New Delhi yesterday, have been extended for another day.
A 16-member delegation led by DG Rangers Major General Umar Farooq Burki is representing Pakistan at the talks.
India media reported that Pakistan and India have decided to devise new strategies along the Line of Control to put an end to incidents of ceasefire violations, therefore, bilateral talks between the two neighbours, the BSF-Pakistan Rangers meeting has been extended for a day to “discuss and finalise” these new protocols and strategies.
The talks, one of the measures agreed upon during a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Ufa, have gained special significance after the National Security Adviser-level talks could not take place last month due to Pakistan’s insistence on discussing Kashmir.
The talks will continue till Saturday.