Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs

*Exchange of Lists of Prisoners between Pakistan and India

Islamabad : the Government of Pakistan shared with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad a list of 628 Indian prisoners in Pakistan including 51 civilians and 577 fishermen.

This step is consistent with clause (i) of the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India, signed on 21 May 2008, under which bothcountries are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other’s custody twice a year, on 01 January and 01 July, respectively.

The Indian Government also simultaneously shared the list of 355 Pakistani prisoners in India including 282 civilians and 73 fishermen with the High Commission for Pakistan in New Delhi.