Pakistan, China sign treaty on transfer of sentenced persons

Beijing – Pakistan and China signed a treaty on transfer of sentenced persons here in the Beijing, providing legal grounds for further cooperation in the transfer of sentenced persons.

The treaty was inked by Chinese Minister of Justice Fu Zhenghua, and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, on behalf of their own countries during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s official visit to China, China Daily reported on Thursday.

It provides that sentenced persons having difficulties in language, habits, religions, and visits will be allowed to return to their own country to finish their prison term.

It will come into effect after the two countries' legislative body's give their approval. To date, China has signed bilateral treaties of this kind with 15 countries including Ukraine, Russia, Spain, and Portugal.

"Monitoring Desk"

Leave a Reply

RELATED POSTS

2
ADB to finance infrastructure revamp worth $300m in four Punjab cities
Beijing, Islamabad to improve infrastructure in Pakistan: Chinese daily
NEPRA seeks report on Karachi power breakdown
Pakistan plans to scrap upfront tariff regime for captive power plants
New FTA with China expected by June next year
Chinese investors keen on joint ventures
Chinese enterprises undertake over 3,000 BR projects in regional countries
Chinese media lauds PM Imran’s vision of poverty alleviation
China investing $9b in various projects in Pakistan: Zaidi
Study shows GDP increase attributed to CPEC Projects
CPEC projects to be expedited in KP
China and Pakistan want Afghanistan to join CPEC project
CPEC crucial for enhancing Pak-China bilateral ties: Chinese envoy
CPEC will usher socio economic development of both countries: Saleem Jhagra
CPEC provides vitality for regional growth, diplomats say

FOLLOW US


About Corridor.pk

Corridor.pk is Pakistan’s leading regional connectivity media & communication/outreach platform, dedicated to profiling and promoting the business activities, news and views on the regionally connected business corridor across OBOR. 

     

Addional Information

 Ethics Policy     Advertise
 Terms & Conditions
 Contact Us