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|18 February, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince orders release of over 2,000 Pakistani prisoners in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Crown Prince promised to do whatever we can do for Pakistanis living in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman looks on during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt November 27, 2018.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman looks on during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt November 27, 2018.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday night had made a special request to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to look into the hardships of Pakistani labourers working in Saudi Arabia.

On Monday morning, the Saudi Crown Prince promised to do "whatever we can do" for Pakistanis living in Saudi Arabia, according to the Dawn newspaper.

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A while back, Pakistan's Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced that the Saudi Crown Prince has ordered the immediate release of 2,107 Pakistani prisoners in Saudi jails.

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