322 Pakistani prisoners released from Malaysia arrive at Islamabad: Zulfikar Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Around 322 Pakistani prisoners, who were stranded in Malaysia due to the closure of airspace after completion of their jail terms in petty crimes, landed here at the Islamabad Airport on Wednesday night.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfikar Bukhari, who pursued the prisoners case in the federal cabinet, personally received them received them at the airport and highly appreciated by the families for reuniting their loved ones with them.

The airport arrival lobby echoed with the slogans of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’, ‘PTI Zindabad’, as released prisoners expressed their gratitude to the incumbent government.

The freed prisoners were received by Zulfikar Bukhari, Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal Chairman Aoun Abbas, Parliamentary Secretary for overseas Pakistanis Javeria Aheer and officials of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.