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Twelve Pakistani Nationals Deported After Completing Jail Term

Pakistani NationalsTwelve Pakistani Nationals Deported After Completing Jail Terms

The Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that the government’s relentless efforts have succeeded in the release and deportation of 20 Indian fishermen from Pakistan’s custody in 2022 so far.

Following completion of their sentences, the Ministry of External Affairs Ministry said that the twelve Pakistani people, who were in jails in India, were deported to their motherland via the Attari-Wagah border. 

MEA added in a statement that India affixes the highest importance to dealing with all humanitarian matters, including the early release and repatriation of Indian convicts and fishermen from Pakistan.

MEA in a statement said that the government’s persistent efforts have succeeded in the release and repatriation of 20 Indian fishermen from Pakistan’s custody in 2022 so far. 

The Pakistan High Commission in India tweeted that in close coordination with @ForeignOfficePk as well as the Indian side, 12 Pakistani nationals, including 6 fishermen, who were under imprisonment in India, were deported today via Attari-Wagah border on the accomplishment of their statements. 

The high commission also added that it will continue its efforts for the early repatriation of all those Pakistani prisoners who have completed their sentences in India.

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