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Saudi cabinet approves convicts swap accord with Pakistan

Under the agreement, convicted prisoners will be transferred between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia

By News Report
January 26, 2022
Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz chairs in person cabinet meeting at Al-Yamamah Palace. -SPA
Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz chairs in person cabinet meeting at Al-Yamamah Palace. -SPA

RIYADH: The Saudi Arabia cabinet has approved the draft of a prisoner exchange agreement with Pakistan, state media reported on Tuesday. Under the agreement, convicted prisoners will be transferred between the two countries, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

The cabinet also approved draft agreements for cooperation against crimes and a document to finalise the Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan on illicit anti-human trafficking and drugs. The meeting was chaired by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the SPA said.

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    Naya Pakistan commented 4 months ago

    Good steps, will improve relations.

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