ISLAMABAD (APP) - The first meeting of the Joint Working Group of India and Pakistan was held here for two days on Thursday and Friday to examine the modalities for streamlining visa procedures and to finalise the draft of Bilateral Visa Agreement. According to a joint statement by the Foreign Office, the meeting of the Joint Working Group was held in pursuance of the decision taken during the talks of Interior/Home Secretaries of Pakistan and India held in New Delhi on March 28-29, 2011. The Pakistan delegation was led by Nasar Hayat, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Interior, while the Indian delegation was led by G.V.V. Sarma, Joint Secretary (Foreigners), Ministry of Home Affairs. The discussions were held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere. The two sides discussed details and modalities of visa facilitation with a view to easing travel for nationals of either country desiring to visit the other. The two sides also discussed amendments in the existing visa agreement and agreed to continue the discussions on the new visa agreement in the next meeting of Joint Working Group at New Delhi before the end of August, 2011 for finalisation at the next Home/Interior Secretary level talks in Islamabad.