NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — Indian and Pakistani deputy foreign ministers will hold talks on Tuesday in New Delhi on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia regional conference, the Pakistani foreign ministry said in a statement Monday.
"The Senior Officials Meeting of the Heart of Asia — Istanbul Process will be held in New Delhi on 26 April 2016. Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry will lead Pakistan delegation to this meeting," the statement read.
According to the statement, Pakistan looks forward to participating in the meeting and reaffirms its commitment to efforts for promoting long term peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Pakistan hosted the fifth Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference in Islamabad in December, when the Islamabad Declaration was adopted aimed at entitled cooperation for countering security threats and promoting regional cooperation.