Islamabad, December 31, 2012 (PPI-OT): In order to further facilitate the Afghan reconciliation process, Pakistan has today released eight Taliban detainees including Abdul Bari,ex-Governor Helmund, Nur-ud-Din Turabi, ex Justice Minister, Allah Daad Tabib, ex Minister, Mullah Daud Jan, ex Governor Kabul, Mir Ahmed Gul, ex Governor. Last month too, Pakistan released eighteen Taliban prisoners on request of the Afghan High Peace Council.
For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604