Seeking to allay India's concerns, China has offered to rename the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which passes through PoK, insisting it was an economic cooperation and connectivity enhancement project devoid of "sovereignty issues".
V K Singh has said that "sluggish" relation between India and Pakistan will not impact the bilateral agreements between both countries.
Pakistani Senator Sherry Rehman on Wednesday said there were reports that back-door diplomacy efforts have started between Pakistan and India to normalise relations between the two neighbouring countries.
India's ramping up of diplomatic pressure on Pakistan over Balochistan and calibrated escalation of support for Baloch freedom struggle point to New Delhi's growing confidence and a new steel in its foreign policy.
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday lauded Pakistan's efforts and certified aid against the country for taking action against terrorists.