'Sushma, new Pak envoy held cordial meeting'

"The Minister and the High Commissioner took stock of the current state of Pakistan-India relations. While broad contours of bilateral relations were deliberated upon during this interaction, no specific case came under discussion."

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Islamabad, Publish Date: Oct 21 2017 11:55PM | Updated Date: Oct 21 2017 11:55PM
'Sushma, new Pak envoy held cordial meeting'File Photo

Pakistan on Saturday said its new envoy in New Delhi discussed the current state of bilateral relations with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when he met her earlier in the week.

"The meeting was held in a cordial and constructive atmosphere," Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a statement on the meeting Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood had with Sushma Swaraj on October 17. 

"The Minister and the High Commissioner took stock of the current state of Pakistan-India relations. While broad contours of bilateral relations were deliberated upon during this interaction, no specific case came under discussion." 

In a statement, Zakaria said it is customary for newly-posted envoys to make courtesy calls on local dignitaries.