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Zulfi Bukhari reiterates govt’s commitment to bring back all Pakistanis imprisoned abroad

Islamabad, December 12, 2020 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari has reiterated the government’s commitment to bring back all Pakistanis imprisoned abroad. He was addressing a ceremony in Islamabad today (Saturday) to be observed on Friday commemorate the International Migrants’ Day and celebrate the return of 41 Pakistanis earlier imprisoned in Sri Lanka. The forty one prisoners repatriated from Sri Lanka will serve the rest of their sentences in Pakistan.

Zulfikar Bukhari said the government has so far brought back 8,700 Pakistanis imprisoned abroad. Earlier this year, many prisoners were also repatriated from countries such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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