Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit Visits India

Pakistan Cancels Business Forum To Be Held In India On Security Concerns

NEW DELHI: A two-day meeting of business leaders from India and Pakistan, which was slated to begin from November 30, has been deferred due to security concerns raised by the neighbouring country.Sources in the Pakistan High Commission said the members of the delegation have raised concerns regarding the security issues keeping in view the controversy around shows by Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali.The Pakistani delegation had sought an assurance from the Indian government for the safety of their members during their visit here, but did not get any response in this regard from the Indian side as the leaders were making the visit on industry chamber CII’s invitation, sources added.”The India-Pakistan Joint Business Forum meeting was scheduled for the end of this month. But it has been deferred. It may happen after a few months now,” an industry source said.Recently, a music concert of Ghulam Ali was cancelled in Mumbai after protests by the Shiv Sena


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