ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and other member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation would assist each other to eliminate menace of corruption while police chiefs would assist each other by means of new media for information sharing. The second day of the four-day SAARC Ministers meeting, Thursday, comprised two sessions, first was attended by members of technical committee to discuss issues in cooperation of police matters while in the second meeting issues related to immigration were thoroughly discussed. As per sources, technical committees members could not reach consensus on establishing Institute of Criminology and SARRCPOL and these two issues would be discussed in next SARRC meeting. However, during the discussion, it was agreed that police chiefs of member countries would assist each other and a hotline system would be established for speedy information among the SAARC countries. Similarly, member countries would assist each others in police capacity building. During the meeting, member countries urged making effective and soft visas policy. It was also proposed that traders would be included in business visas category. While sharing information with this corresponded an insider told that India opposed Pakistans idea for establishing Institute of Criminology in Pakistan. Indian experts were of the view that they had already such institute so member countries could take advantage of that. Upon this, Pakistani informed that their students were denied visas and for that purpose visas policy should be made soft. All member countries expressed their firm determination to eliminate terrorism through joint mechanism. During the meeting Pakistan apprised the participants how it was struggling to root out terrorism. On the third day (today) secretaries meeting would be held and finally tomorrow (Saturday) SARRC Home Ministers would participate in meeting. Under the SAARC Visa Exemption Scheme introduced in March 1992 the holder of the sticker is entitled to one-month stay without restrictions on the number of cities to be visited. The meeting discussed inclusion of more categories of people under the SAARC Visa Exemption Scheme, extending it to students, business class and media. Wajid Bokhari apprised the meeting that so far 8,500 visa stickers were issued under SAARC Visa Exemption Scheme exemption. The meeting discussed various proposals for enhancing cooperation in immigration relating issues among the SAARC countries and making it easier for trans-national movement. During the two-day of the 3rd meeting of SARRC Ministers of Interior, four technical sessions were held.