According to the lists both of the countries published in the January sitting 537 indians imprisoned in Pakistan, and 347 pakistanis in India. The majority of these are fishermen, but the figures do not include separatists and extremists who have been detained in connection with the conflict in Kashmir. Tensions between the countries have made to their respective prisoners can remain in prison long after their sentences expired.
"We hope that India will reciprocate our action," says Mohammad Faisal, the spokesperson for Pakistan's foreign MINISTRY.
the Release comes after almost two months of stronger position in the conflict over Kashmir between the countries, which began when 40 people were killed in a suicide attack against a convoy of the indian paramilitary forces in February.