India asks Pakistan to release Indian prisoners in its custody

Author: Yuvi July 1, 2022

US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, Ministry of External Affairs, student visa, Indian Express, India news, current affairs, Indian Express News Service, Express News Service, Express News, Indian Express India News


India on Friday called on Pakistan to release and repatriate 536 Indian fishermen and three civilian prisoners who have completed their prison terms and whose nationalities have been confirmed.

In addition, Pakistan has been asked to provide immediate consular access to 105 fishermen and 20 civilian prisoners who are in Pakistani custody and believed to be Indians, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

India made a request in the context of the exchange of lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen by the two countries as part of an exercise to do so on 1 January and 1 July every calendar year under the framework of the 2008 agreement. The MEA said that India has handed over a list of 309 Pakistani civilian prisoners and 95 fishermen in Indian custody to Pakistan.

Similarly, Pakistan has shared a list of 49 civilian prisoners and 633 fishermen in its custody who are Indians or are believed to be Indians, the ministry said.

“The government calls upon the civilian prisoners, missing Indian defense personnel and fishermen along with their boats to be released and repatriated from the custody of Pakistan at the earliest,” the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

“In this context, Pakistan was asked to expedite the release and return to India of 536 Indian fishermen and three Indian civilian prisoners who have completed their sentences and whose nationality has been confirmed and to be conveyed to Pakistan.” has given.”

The Ministry of External Affairs said that India is committed to addressing all humanitarian matters relating to prisoners and fishermen in each other’s country on a priority basis. India has also urged Pakistan to expedite necessary action to confirm the nationality status of 57 Pakistani prisoners, including fishermen, whose repatriation is pending confirmation of nationality by Pakistan.

“In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pakistan is requested to ensure the safety, security and welfare of all Indian and presumed Indian civilian prisoners and fishermen,” the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Author: Yuvi

My name is Yuvi, I work as Sub Editor at newscinema.in

1 July, 2022, 5:12 pm

News Cinema on twitter News Cinema on facebook

Friday, 1st July 2022

Latest Web Stories

More Stories
Parents are warned to be alerted after two men ‘tried to kidnap’ boys aged 12 and 13
‘Full Time’ Review: No Rest for the Working Girl
Those Window Stickers to Prevent Bird Strikes? There’s a Catch.
Shell’s Profit Soared to $42 Billion Last Year
Did YOU see the green comet last seen by the Neanderthals that whizzed past Earth last night?
NASA TV is Live as Astronauts Prep for Spacewalk to Continue Power System Upgrades
Encouraging Economic Signs
Coke Studio Bharat kicks off a new season with independent artists, promoting cultural diversity
South Indian actress Nayanthara exposes ugly truth about casting couch, says she was asked for ‘permission’
Wagner recruits ‘are pumped full of drugs that enable them to keep fighting’, says Ukrainian soldier
Firefighter took selfie in front of smoldering Grenfell Tower and used it for his Tinder profile
Anupam Kher receives Grand Tycoon Global Achievers Award for ‘The Kashmir Piles’
King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla host a Buckingham Palace reception
She Took On Atlanta’s Gangs. Now she may be coming for Trump.
Forget Pandemic Puppies. Meet the Inflation Chicken.
Education Firms That Serve Hasidic Schools Are Barred Amid Fraud Inquiry
Power to Punish LIV Golfers Faces a Legal Test in Europe
The Fed increased its interest rates. This is what it means for your personal finances
Viral Video: Thousands in Spain Gather at Church to get Their Pets Blessed; Know why
Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra Hush-hush Royal Wedding in Jaisalmer? Check the date, venue and all the Buzz
Lambeth Council will repay 1,600 drivers it wrongly fined after admitting its road sign was unclear
Pathan Box Office Collection: SRK-Deepika Padukone and John Abraham starrer collects Rs 667 crore worldwide
Anand Pandit says the busy schedule of Big Bull is going on
Pakistan Blast: Peshawar Mosque Bomber who Killed Over 100 Wore Police Uniform; Cops Admit Security Lapse
Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt Starrer Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani Pushed To July 28
Prosecutors subpoena dentist’s office for records of Leilani Simon accused of murdering her son
More pain for Brits as Bank of England is set to hike interest rates TODAY
Winter Storm Hits Texas, West Virginia, Several Other US States; Over 1,800 Flights Canceled
20 Rare Indian Baby Girl and Baby Boy Names Inspired by Love – Check Names and Exact Meanings
Twitter announces plans to start charging developers to access its application programming interface
Anjali Arora’s latest poignant video breaks the internet after MMS scandal – WATCH
ISIS bride Shamima Begum claims she met ISIS executioner Jihadi John
How Lamborghini-driving grifter conned dozens of investors out of $35m with fake weed business
Bank Of England Is Expected To Raise Rates Again
Australia to Replace Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on its Banknote
Australia Is Removing The British Monarch From Its 5-Dollar Bill
Avatar: The Way of Water beat ‘The Avengers’ to become the 10th highest grosser of all time in the US.
Pamela Anderson is radiant at NYC party for her new Netflix doc Pamela, a Love Story
Rakhi Sawant cries uncontrollably saying ‘Marriage with Adil Khan is in danger’
Tunisha Sharma death case: Actor’s uncle demands inquiry into role of Sheesan’s relatives
US to Boost Military Role in the Philippines as Fears Over Taiwan Grow
Accountants say Trump might have as little as $30 million scattered across hundreds of bank accounts