Qatar releases 53 Pakistani prisoners



Staff Report


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.