New Delhi: With the news of Indo-Pak Foreign Secretaries meeting at the Heart of Asia conference in New Delhi setting social media abuzz, it is expected that the two representatives of the neighbouring countries will raise the issue of the Pathankot attack.
With Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, leading a delegation to the Heart of Asia conference, it can well be established that his Indian counterpart Subramaniam J Shankar will participate in discussions about the Pathankot attack where Pakistan has yet to hand over the mastermind behind the attack.
The Pathankot attack, which occurred on 2nd January 2016, had derailed the Foreign Secretary Level talks. Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif had assured swift action against the masterminds behind the terror attack.
The Senior Officials Meeting of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process will be held in New Delhi on 26 April 2016.
Pakistan hosted the fifth Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference in Islamabad on 9 December 2015. The Conference adopted a forward looking Islamabad Declaration entitled “Emphasizing Enhanced Cooperation for Countering Security Threats and Promoting Regional Connectivity”.