Malik calls Chidambaram, discusses Mumbai attacksOctober 7, 2010
Islamabad: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik Wednesday called up Indian Home Minister P. Chidambaram and discussed his country's proposal to send a commission to India for key officials related to the Mumbai attack case to depose before it.
Malik informed his Indian counterpart that a court in Pakistan has desired that, subject to the consent of Indian authorities, the commission may visit India to have deposition from the magistrate who recorded the statement of Ajmal Kasab, the investigating officer and post mortem report, Associated Press of Pakistan reported.
Chidambaram promised to look into it and to respond soon.
The interior ministry had already sent the request as per the desire of the court to India through ministry of foreign affairs.
Both the leaders showed satisfaction on the present cooperation between Pakistan and India to assist each other in issues of mutual concern.
It was also agreed that the last dossier received from India on some issues is under examination and shall be responded to in due course of time, the report said.
Malik congratulated Chidambaram on holding of Commonwealth Games and wished him good luck.
He assured him the commitment of government of Pakistan to help and assist India in safeguarding the security of the Commonwealth Games and told him that any real time intelligence shared will be taken seriously and acted upon.