India, Pakistan Exchange Lists of Nuclear Installations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. (Photo: PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. (Photo: PTI)

India, Pakistan Exchange Lists of Nuclear Installations

India and Pakistan on Friday exchanged lists of each other’s nuclear installations based on an agreement signed in 1988.

India and Pakistan today (Friday) exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, the list of nuclear installations and facilities covered under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations between India and Pakistan. 

Excerpt From MEA Statement

The agreement was signed on 31 December 1988, and came into force on 27 January 1991.

According to the agreement, the two countries must inform each other of nuclear installations and facilities to be covered under it on January 1 of every calendar year.

“This is the 25th consecutive exchange of such list between the two countries, the first one having taken place on 1 January 1992,” the ministry statement added.

(The Quint is now on WhatsApp. To receive handpicked stories on topics you care about, subscribe to our WhatsApp services. Just go to TheQuint.com/WhatsApp and hit the Subscribe button.)

Follow our Hot News section for more stories.

    Also Watch