Ministry of Defence22-May, 2006 16:55 IST
Indo-Pak talks on Siachen
The 10th Round of Defence Secretary Level Talks on Siachen between India and Pakistan will begin here tomorrow. The Indian side for the two-day talks will be led by Shri Shekhar Dutt, Defence Secretary and will also include Shri Shivshankar Menon, Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan; Shri Akhil Kumar Jain, Addl Secretary, Ministry of Defence; Lt Gen Madan Gopal, Director General Military Operations, Army Headquarters; Lt Gen Mohan Pandey, Director General Military Operations (designate), Army Headquarters; Shri Bimal Julka, Joint Secretary (G), Ministry of Defence; Shri Dilip Sinha, Joint Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs; Shri Debnath Shaw, Joint Secretary (Planning and International Cooperation), Ministry of Defence, Major Gen Mukesh Sabharwal, Additional Director General Military Operations (A), Army Headquarters; Maj Gen MJS Virk, Additional Director General Mlitary Survey, Army Headquarters and Brig Rajinder Singh, Military Attache to Indian High Commissioner at Islamabad.

The Pakistani side will be led by Lt Gen (Retd) Tariq Waseem Ghazi, Secretary Defence; Mr Aziz Ahmad Khan, High Commissioner of Pakistan in India; Maj Gen (Retd) Muhammad Ashraf Chaudhry, Addl Secretary Defence, Maj Gen Bilal Umar Khan, Joint Staff Officer Headquarters; Maj Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha, DGMO; Mr. Afrasiab, Deputy High Commissioner, Pakistan High Commission; Brig Javed Sultan Khan, Defence Attache, Pakistan High Commission; Brig Nasir Khan Janjua, DMO, Maj (Retd) Syed Haider Mehdi Jamal, Deputy Surveyor General Mr. Zaheer A Janjua, Director (India), Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Mr M Syrus Sajjad Qazi, First Secretary, Pak High Commission, Maj Ejaz Ahmed, Staff Officer to Secretary Defence and Mr Muhammad Khalid Jamali, First Secretary, Pak High Commission.

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(Release ID :17937)