India proposes dates for talks with Pakistan
New Delhi : India has proposed to Pakistan to hold second round of talks over Kartarpur corridor operations between July 11-14, 2019, at Attari-Wagah (Pakistan side).
According to a report by India Today, the sources say, the meeting would discuss the draft agreement on the modalities for movement of pilgrims along the Kartarpur corridor and resolve outstanding technical issues related to alignment and infrastructure along the corridor.
Till date three rounds of technical level discussions have been done to figure out the alignment, crossing point and infrastructure along the corridor.
Following the decision taken by the cabinet on November 22, 2018, India is expeditiously building the requisite infrastructure, including a four-lane highway and a state-of-the-art passenger terminal for the corridor.
More than 45 per cent of work on the Indian side has been completed.
Going by the Indian plan, the road construction worker will be completed by September 2019, and the passenger/pilgrim terminal by end October, 2019, in time to operationalise the Kartarpur corridor on the occasion of the 550th birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in November, 2019.