On first day of new year, India and Pakistan exchange list of nuclear facilities
This is the 31st consecutive exchange of such lists between the two countries
India and Pakistan on Saturday exchanged the list of nuclear installations and facilities, covered under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations and Facilities between the two countries.
The list was exchanged through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a press release.
The Agreement was signed on December 31, 1988 and entered into force on January 27, 1991.
According to the MEA, it "provides, inter alia, that India and Pakistan inform each other of the nuclear installations and facilities to be covered under the Agreement on the first of January of every calendar year".
This is the 31st consecutive exchange of such lists between the two countries, the first one having taken place on January 01, 1992, the MEA said.