According to the Saudi Arabia’s state news agency said in a statement that the Saudi Arabia cabinet has given a nod to the draft of an agreement to swap prisoners with Pakistan.
As per details, The agreement calls for exchanging convicted prisoners between the two countries, In addition to this, the cabinet also approved the drafts for the agreements for bilateral cooperation against crimes and a document to work out a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan on illegal anti-human trafficking and drugs.
The Saudi Press Agency said that the cabinet meeting was chaired by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz.
It must be noted that in May 2021, in an impressive feat of diplomacy, The Prime Minister Imran Khan returned from a trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a signed Prisoner Transfer Agreement.
A Prisoner Transfer Agreement is a bilateral contract between states which facilitates the transfer of prisoners back to their country of origin. In July and August of 2021, we saw two tranches of Pakistanis return home from the Kingdom.
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