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Press Release on the visit of Pakistan Envoy

June 28, 1999
New Delhi

In response to a question, the Official Spokesman said that messages were exchanged between Prime Minister and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the Kargil situation. These messages were in continuation of their telephonic discussions of the past few weeks. In this context, Mr. Niaz Naik visited India.

In these exchanges, our Prime Minister has emphasised that Pakistan must withdraw its forces and extremist elements from our side of the Line of Control and reaffirm the sanctity of the Line of Control. Prime Minister also conveyed our continuing interest in resuming the Lahore process once this happens.