New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): India and Pakistan have reiterated their desire to find an amicable solution of the Sir Creek issue through sustained and result oriented dialogue.
Under the resumed dialogue process between India and Pakistan, talks on Sir Creek issue were held in New Delhi on June 18 and 19.
The two sides during the talks, which were held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere, discussed the land boundary in the Sir Creek area and also delimitation of International Maritime Boundary between India and Pakistan.
According to the joint statement issued after the talks, the two neighbouring nations 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
The Indian delegation was led by Surveyor General of India Dr. Swarna Subba Rao, while the Pakistan delegation was led by Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Defence Rear Admiral Farrokh Ahmad.
The Pakistan delegation met Shekhar Agarwal, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Defence.
Sir Creek is a 96-kilometre strip disputed region between India and Pakistan in the Rann of Kutch marshlands.
The Creek, which opens up into the Arabian Sea, divides the Kutch region of the Indian state of Gujarat with the Sindh province of Pakistan.
The Creek has been a point of contention for decades. (ANI)