They have also expressed hope that they will take the process forward to bring peace and prosperity in the sub-continent, said a press statement here Tuesday.
In a letter they have demanded following things:
1. Release all civilian prisoners, including fishermen of one country from the custody of the other country, as suggested by the India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners; 2. Implement the recommendations of India-Pakistan Joint Judicial Committee on Prisoners and immediately convene a meeting of the Committee; 3. Resume peace process and Composite Dialogue and make it uninterrupted and uninterruptible; 4. Resolve Sir Creek and Siachen issue; 5. Change the aggressive and masculine flag lowering ceremony at Attari/Wagah and design it in such a way that it promotes peace; 6. Encourage people-to-people contact and liberalise the visa regime; 7. Open Consulates in Mumbai and Karachi.
The letter was signed by Mahesh Bhatt, Jatin Desai, Mazher Hussain, Varsha R Berry, Sukla Sen, Asad Bin Saif, Dhananjay Tripathi (India), Karamat Ali, BM Kutty, Dr AH Nayyar and Zulfiqar Shah.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
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The News on Sunday Special Report: India Pakistan prisoners more editions
We probably didn't need to do this Special Report. Newspaper stories don't matter when it comes to Indians in Pakistani jails and vice versa. In fact, 'vice versa' sums it up. We do to them what they do to us.
Except when the two countries decide to begin talking, yet again! This time a little before the foreign secretary level talks, some Pakistani prisoners were released by India (and vice versa must have happened) and some more were release....read more
For the past 2 years the Jang Group and Geo have been working on a project of great national interest; one that we hope will help usher in an era of peace and prosperity in the country and indeed, in the region. And one that hopefully all Pakistanis can be proud of. more
The Jang Group has entered into an agreement with the Times of India Group, the largest media group of India, to campaign for peace betw