Indian Ministers To Attend New Border-Crossing Ceremony In Pakistan

Rare sign of cooperation between Pakistan and India, two Indian ministers were set to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Pakistani border crossing for Sikh pilgrims later this week.Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on November 24 he had invited his Indian counterpart to attend the ceremony for the Kartarpur crossing on November 28.In a letter sent to Pakistan’s Foreign Office on November 25, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj declined the invitation due to "prior commitments."But she said that the Indian minister for food-processing industries and the minister of state for housing and urban affairs will attend the event.India and Pakistan have a history of bitter relations since gaining independence from Britain in 1947.They have fought three wars, two of them over the disputed Himalayan region Kashmir, where the two sides still regularly exchange fire...................


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