Pakistan released 100 Indian fishermen on Sunday as part of the goodwill gesture. This information has been given in media reports. According to the news of The Express Tribune, released prisoners were taken to the Karachi Cantonment railway station in the midst of heavy security, where they were allocated to the Allma Iqbal Express for Lahore.
According to the news, they will be taken to Lahore from Wagah border, where they will be handed over to Indian officials. The fishermen were apprehended for entering Pakistan's waters and violating the international maritime boundary. According to the news, the expenditure on gifts and travel has been provided by the non-profit society welfare organization, the Edhi Foundation.
Significantly, Pakistan announced on Friday that it will release 360 Indian prisoners in four phases this month under goodwill. Most of these are fishermen. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal told the media on Friday in Islamabad.
He said, We are doing this under goodwill gesture and hope that India will take similar steps. Pakistan will release 360 Indian prisoners, including 355 fishermen. Edhi Foundation spokesman Anwar Kazmi said on Friday that the process of releasing fishermen will start from Saturday.