India Pakistan faceoff on terror likely at Commonwealth meet
India and Pakistan are likely to spar again at the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting (CLMM) next week on the issue of terrorism when law ministers of the two countries meet.Updated: Oct 13, 2017 23:29 IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
India and Pakistan are likely to spar again at the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting (CLMM) next week on the issue of terrorism when law ministers of the two countries meet.
India will raise the issue of violent extremism, promotion of terrorism and use of online methods of radicalisation and recruitment by extremist groups at the meeting, Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad who will lead the Indian delegation to the Bahamas, said on Friday.
On the issue of counter terrorism measures, Prasad said, “Indian will discuss the phenomenon of foreign terrorist fighters using ICT (Information and Communications Technology) for training..They come from across the border and the international community needs to stand strongly against this.”
Prasad will also tell the forum how India has used technology to further digital inclusion and transferring welfare subsidies directly to bank accounts of the needy while wiping out middlemen. The meeting will take place from October 16-19.
It is held every three years and provides countriesthat share a common legal tradition a platform to improve collaboration. The Commonwealth Secretariat will also present tools, such as model laws and handbooks to enhance legislative drafting and law reform skills ... the CW website said.
First Published: Oct 13, 2017 23:28 IST