In response to a request from Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Faisal Tirmizi, the UAE has freed 325 Pakistani detainees during Ramadan.
According to Geo News, the Pakistani Ambassador submitted a letter to UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan requesting the release of Pakistani convicts convicted of petty crimes.
The Pakistan Association Dubai, an overseas Pakistani community, commended Faisal for his efforts in repatriating the detainees.
According to Faisal, he enjoyed iftar for the first time with 65 Pakistani detainees in the UAE. He made these comments at a gathering for Pakistani expats at the Abu Dhabi Embassy. Several Pakistani professionals, including engineers, doctors, teachers, lawyers, and pilots, attended the event.
Faisal also promised to strengthen legal services for Pakistanis in the area, admitting that more effort is needed. He invited lawyers to aid the diplomatic mission with legal advice.
He also asked doctors to organise a free medical camp for labourers in Abu Dhabi, emphasising that the embassy is willing to assist the Pakistani community in any manner it can.