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Press Release: Indian and Hong Kong SAR sign Agreement on Transfer of Sentenced Persons

Indian and Hong Kong SAR sign Agreement  on Transfer of Sentenced Persons

         India and Hong Kong SpeciaAdministrative Region (HKSAR) of People’s Republic  of China signed an Agreement on Transfer ofSentenced Persons today.The Agreement was signed in Hong Kong by PrashantAgrawal, India’s Consul General  to HongKong, and Mr. Lai Tung Kwok,Hon.Secertary of HKSAR.

         Consul General Prashant Agrawalconveyed that conclusion of the Agreement would enable transfer and social rehabilitationof those under its purview,and thanked authorities in Hong Kong for theirsupport.The Agreement would add to the existing framework of institutionalcooperation mechanisms between India and HKSAR, under which there existsexcellent cooperation between law enforcement authorities of the two sides.


                                                                            Hong Kong ,January 20,2015