Islamabad (Web Desk): Pakistan and India exchanged details of nuclear installations and facilities and list of prisoners in each other's custody, the Foreign Office stated on Saturday.
According to the FO statement, this exchange has been made in accordance with the Agreement on Prohibition of Attacks against Nuclear Installations and Facilities between the two countries signed on 31 December 1988 and ratified on 27 January 1991.
The list of nuclear installations and facilities in Pakistan was officially handed over to a representative of the Indian High Commission at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the statement added.
The Indian Ministry of External Affairs also handed over the list of Indian Nuclear installations and facilities to a representative of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.
Pakistan also shared a list of 628 Indian prisoners in Pakistan including 51 civilians and 577 fishermen with India today.
According to Foreign Office Spokesperson the list was handed over to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad.
This step has been taken under the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India, signed on 21 May 2008, under which both countries are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other’s custody twice a year, on 01 January and 01 July, respectively.
Simultaneously the Indian Government also shared the list of 355 Pakistani prisoners in India including 282 civilians and 73 fishermen with the High Commission for Pakistan in New Delhi.