Qatar releases 53 Pakistani prisoners

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Staff Report

Islamabad

Upon a request of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Qatari government on Saturday released 53 Pakistani prisoners, a press release said.

According to the press release, the prime minister had made the request in that regard during his recent stopover in Doha. Consequently, the prisoners were released in a ceremony at the Doha Central Jail.

The prime minister had also made a similar request to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, during his visit to Islamabad, for the release of Pakistanis who were jailed in Saudi Arabia for minor crimes.