Pakistan, India swap lists of prisoners
By News Desk
July 1, 2023 02:37 PM
Pakistan has shared with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad a list of 308 Indian prisoners detained in the country, including 42 civilians and 266 fishermen, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.
The Indian government also handed over the list of Pakistani prisoners in Indian jails to Pakistan High Commission, New Delhi including 343 civilian prisoners and 74 fishermen.
Under the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India, both countries are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other's custody on 1st January and 1st July every year.
The government of India has been urged to release and repatriate all those Pakistani civilian prisoners and fishermen, who have completed their respective sentence and their national status stands confirmed.