Pakistan, India exchange lists of prisoners, fishermen
"This is consistent with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India, signed on May 21, 2008, under which both countries are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other's custody twice a year, on January 1 and July 1, respectively," a Foreign Ministry statement said.
The lists of 249 civilian prisoners and 108 fishermen were handed over to Pakistan. Similarly, Pakistan shared the lists of 53 civilian prisoners and 418 fishermen in its custody, who are Indians or believed to be Indians, said the statement.
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While exchanging the lists, the Indian government emphasised on the need for early release and repatriation of civilian prisoners, missing Indian defence personnel and fishermen along with their boats.
Pakistan and Indian have exchanged lists of prisoners at a time when their relationship is at the lowest ebb over skirmishes along the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region and allegations of terrorism.
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