Saudi crown prince orders immediate release of 2,107 Pakistani prisoners: Fawad Ch
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Information Minister Fawad Ch has said that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman has ordered the immediate release of 2,107 Pakistani prisoners languishing in Saudi jails.
In a tweet, Fawad Ch said: “As a sequel to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s request, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman has ordered the immediate release of 2107 Pakistani prisoners from Saudi jails.”
As a sequel to Prime Minister of Pakistan request, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of KSA Mohammad Bin Salman has ordered the immediate release of 2107 Pakistani prisoners Saudi Jails. #CrownPrinceinPakisatan #KSAPakistanNewEra
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) February 18, 2019
Prime Minister Imran Khan had requested the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to release the Pakistanis involved in petty crimes and provide the immigration facilities to the pilgrims in Pakistan.
Earlier during a dinner hosted in his honour, Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman had said that the first phase of investment worth 20 billion dollars in Pakistan had been completed. The prince said that the investment will prove fruitful for both countries.
HRH Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman has graciously agreed to free 2107 Pakistani prisoners in Saudi Arabia with immediate effect. Cases of the remaining will be reviewed. People of Pakistan thank HRH for responding immediately to Prime Minister Imran Khan's request.
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) February 18, 2019
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also said the people of Pakistan thank Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for immediately responding to the request of Prime Minister Imran Khan.