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Upon PM’s request, 53 Pakistani prisoners released by Qatar

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Upon a request of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Qatari government on Saturday released 53 Pakistani prisoners.

According to a press release, the prime minister had made the request in this regard during his recent stopover in Doha.

Following which, 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.

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