STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

India, Pakistan to launch new visa regime December 14

A revised visa agreement between india and Pakistan will be launched Friday when Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik arrives on a three-day visit to India, said official sources here Thursday.

Published: 13th December 2012 11:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th December 2012 11:10 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

A revised visa agreement between india and Pakistan will be launched Friday when Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik arrives on a three-day visit to India, said official sources here Thursday.

Besides the revised visa agreement, the two countries would also discuss counter-terrorism, border management, fake Indian currency notes and cooperation among security and investigation agencies, said officials.

Malik will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon, and Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Dec 15, they said.

The official delegation accompanying Malik includes members from interior ministry, foreign ministry, and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) among others. This is Malik's first official visit to india.

From the Indian side, besides Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, his junior R.P.N. Singh and senior officials from home ministry, external affairs ministry and various security agencies would take part in the deliberations.

Malik is visiting India at Shinde's invitation.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp