According to reports, Dr Khalil Chishti has landed in Karachi from Islamabad. He is accompanied by Minister for Port and Shipping Babar Ghori.
Elaborate arrangements have been made by Dr. Chishti's family to welcome the 80-year old on the occasion of his homecoming after two-decade long absence.
Dr Chishty, who had been imprisoned in India for the last 20 years, arrived in Islamabad from New Delhi on Tuesday via the special aircraft of President Asif Ali Zardari.
Talking to media at the Islamabad airport, he said that he had almost lost hope, but by the grace of Almighty Allah this miracle came to pass and he was back home from "a point of virtually no return".
Dr Chishti also saluted Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his kindheartedness Pakistani leaders for making efforts for his release.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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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