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As a goodwill measure on the occasion of Narendra Modi's swearing-in President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the officials to release all Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody as soon as possible, the President's office said.

Rajapaksa tweeted, "As a goodwill measure on the occasion of Narendra Modi's swearing-in, President instructs officials to release Indian fishermen in custody."

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said, "Looking forward to return of five fishermen to home in India from Sri Lanka after announcement by President Rajapaksa today."

Pakistan government has decided to release 152 Indian fishermen and a team from Gujarat has been sent to receive them on the Wagah border in Punjab, a senior state government official said on Saturday.

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  • Meera Sunday, 25 May 2014 03:41 AM

    Why does SL Lion King is so nerves to meet Modi?

    Try to take CM of NPC with him, now realising TN fishermen and what's next!

    Ranjith Su Sunday, 25 May 2014 09:50 AM

    Very good move... South Indian politicos should happy via DM Android App

    Pora Sunday, 25 May 2014 09:55 AM

    what abt SL fiahermens in their jails via DM Android App

    Jayaram Sunday, 25 May 2014 04:52 AM

    Good move Mr. President.
    Hail the president!!!

    Sj Sunday, 25 May 2014 10:54 AM

    When our president gets exited its the first thing he does. via DM iPad app

    freking Sunday, 25 May 2014 06:30 AM

    So, arresting and releasing fishermen are only for your politics??? MR is actually got scared about Modi!

    Suq Madique Sunday, 25 May 2014 06:36 AM

    I don't think it was done to appease the insignificant lunatics in Tamil nadu but rather a smart move to curry favour with Modi. Nice to start this relationship on a good footing.

    bobby Sunday, 25 May 2014 06:57 AM

    LOL now everything is announced via twitter :D :D

    Tony Montana Sunday, 25 May 2014 07:27 AM

    Why don't you release our innocent Joint smokers.

    Fishyman Sunday, 25 May 2014 02:02 PM

    Fishermen are the pawns in the chess game between TN

    patriotist Sunday, 25 May 2014 02:43 PM

    you can keep on implore from India by showing some kind of passion on India.but world know who you are the criminal and slayer of nine hundred thousand people via DM Android App

    sam Sunday, 25 May 2014 03:28 PM

    Mr should remember modi is not like Singh cant play mr game with him via DM iPad app

    Lamina Seam Sunday, 25 May 2014 05:38 PM

    What about our fishermen rotting in TN prisons via DM Android App

    BANDULA Monday, 26 May 2014 09:18 AM

    MOKO ITHIN ATHIN YANAWA KIYALAYE. UNTA KANDA DENA EKATH ITHURUINE.


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