The question of conversion has held up Parliament for some days now.
On the standoffs with Chinese Army in Ladakh, Singh said there is an ongoing dialogue process.
The last time on October 13, they had fired a few mortar shells on the Indian side at Arnia and Saujjian areas.
The remarks were made by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit .
While Prime Minister Modi will be in New York from September 26 to 29, Sharif is scheduled to be there from September 22 to 27.
Singh said that even today India wants to build better relations with Pakistan, but it must desist from its “nefarious” designs.
UNMOGIP’s headquarters are in Islamabad from November-April and in Srinagar from May-October every year.
The decision was taken during the Customs Liaison Border Committee meeting held between the customs officials of both nations in Pakistan last week.
Abdullah said the people of Jammu and Kashmir will be closely watching the developments.
Khurshid underlined the need to give further boost to bilateral trade ties in order to meet the requirements of the people of both Pakistan and India.
“Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has made positive statements and backed it up with some steps.”
There have been 196 ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir last year, the highest in last one decade.
In a warning to Pakistan, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh Monday said India will respond in equal measure if Pakistan breaks any rules as he revealed that 10 Pakistani soldiers had been killed in a recent military action.
Country should know if India softened stand on J&K during back-channel talks.
Pakistan has committed ceasefire violations 195 times along the LoC so far this year.