Pakistan’s Goodwill Gesture: Releases 163 Indian Fishermen

Pakistan government has released 163 Indian fishermen from two jails as a goodwill gesture.

The move comes after a recent understanding between Indian PM Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Ufa, Russia.
A government official stated that the freed fishermen were held in the Landhi and Malir jails, and also includes three minors. They were given gifts and cash by welfare agencies to assist them in their return to India.

The fishermen will be handed over to India on Monday at the Wagah Border after they’ll be reach Lahore from Cantonment station in Karachi.

Both the nations decided to address one the major humanitarian issues between them by releasing fishermen in each other’s custody, along with their boats, within a period of 15 days.