India, Pakistan exchange nuclear facilities list
Islamabad: Pakistan and India on Wednesday exchanged the list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral agreement that bars them from attacking each other`s atomic facilities.
Pakistan handed over list of its nuclear installation to the Indian High Commission here.
Similarly, External Affair Ministry handed over its list to Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.
The agreement, which was signed on December 31, 1988 and entered into force on January 27, 1991, says that the two countries inform each other of nuclear installations and facilities to be covered under the Agreement on January 1 of every calendar year.
This is the 23rd consecutive exchange of such lists between the two countries, the first one having taken place on January 1, 1992.
Pakistan and India also exchanged the lists of prisoners under the Consular Access Agreement between the two countries.
According to Foreign Office here, Pakistan has handed over a list of 281 Indian prisoners, while India has reciprocated with a list detailing 396 Pakistani prisoners held in Indian jails.
As per the list, there are 232 Indian fishermen and 49 civilians in Pakistan jails.
India has 396 Pakistani prisoners of which 257 are civilians whereas 139 are fishermen.
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