ISLAMABAD - The first round of talks between Indian and Pakistani officials on the modalities of Kartarpur corridor ended on Thursday with both sides now set to meet on 2nd April at Wagah on the Pakistani side.
The meeting discussed the modalities and the draft Agreement for facilitation of pilgrims using the Kartarpur Corridor.
A joint statement released by both sides said, "held detailed and constructive discussions on various aspects and provisions of the proposed agreement and agreed to work towards expeditiously operationalizing the Kartapur Sahib Corridor."
There will be a meeting of India-Pakistan technical experts who will meet on 19 March 2019 at the proposed zero points to finalize the alignment of the corridor.
Addressing a press conference, SCL Das, Joint Secretary, MHA on Indo-Pak meeting said, "We have also emphasised from our side that in the spirit of Kartarpur corridor, it should be absolutely visa-free.
There should not be any additional encumbrances in the form of any additional documentation or procedures."