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My deepest gratitude to the Emir of Qatar for the gesture: Modi on Indian prisoners release in Qatar

My deepest gratitude to the Emir of Qatar for the gesture: Modi on Indian prisoners release in Qatar
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Qatar has released 23 Indian prisoners following Prime Minister Narendra Modi-'s visit to the Gulf nation as part of his ongoing five-nation sojourn.

New Delhi: Qatar has released 23 Indian prisoners following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Gulf nation as part of his ongoing five-nation sojourn.

The prisoners were released on Monday, a day after Modi was in Doha where he met Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. The release is part of an annual Ramadan tradition of granting pardons by the Qatar government.

Modi tweeted on Tuesday.

During his five-nation six-day sojourn, Modi has already visited Afghanistan, Qatar and Switzerland. He is also scheduled to visit Mexico.

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also expressed her gratitude to Qatar.

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