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Under the resumed dialogue process between India and Pakistan, talks on Sir Creek issue were held in New Delhi on June 18-19, 2012. The Indian delegation was led by Surveyor General of India Dr. Swarna Subba Rao. The Pakistan delegation was led by Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Defence Rear Admiral Farrokh Ahmad. The Pakistan delegation met Mr. Shekhar Agarwal, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Defence.

The talks were held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere.

The two sides discussed the land boundary in the Sir Creek area and also delimitation of International Maritime Boundary between India and Pakistan. They reiterated their desire to find an amicable solution of the Sir Creek issue through sustained and result oriented dialogue.

They agreed to hold the next round of the talks on Sir Creek issue in Pakistan at mutually convenient dates, to be determined through diplomatic channels.

19 June 2012

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