Nawaz Sharif chairs high-level security meeting in Pakistan amid increasing tensions at LoC

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday chaired a high-level meeting of top foreign policy officials to discuss ties with India amid tension with over ceasefire violations in Kashmir.

File image of Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif. AFP

File image of Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif. AFP

During the meeting Sharif would be briefed about important foreign affairs issues, including ties with India and Afghanistan.

The meeting is being attended amongst others by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and senior officials of the Foreign Office.

The meeting was held amid tensions between India and Pakistan after a number of ceasefire violations in Kashmir for which both sides blame each other.

It comes days after the US declared Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist.


Updated Date: Jun 30, 2017 12:24 PM

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