When Directors-General Military Operations (DGMOs) of Pakistan and India meet face-to-face today at the Wagah Border, Lahore, to discuss specific measures for strengthening the bilateral ceasefire mechanism, Pakistani side will also raise the issue of India’s plan to erect a wall along the Line of Control.

The DGMOs of the two countries last met 14 years ago at the conclusion of the Kargil crisis to work out withdrawal modalities. Incidentally, the venue of the last meeting was also Wagah around mid 1999 and at that time it was Gen Tauqir Zia who represented Pakistan.

“The issue of fencing and India’s plan to build a wall will be taken up at the DGMOs’ meeting on Tuesday,” according to official sources who believe this move by India is a breach of its bilateral and international commitments.

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