• India and Pakistan on Sunday exchanged their lists of nuclear installations and facilities, a practice being followed for the last two decades under a pact prohibiting attack on each other's nuclear assets.

  • The list, exchanged through diplomatic channels simultaneously in New Delhi and Islamabad, shows the installations and facilities covered under the pact, the External Affairs Ministry said here.

  • The “Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations between India and Pakistan,” was signed on December 31, 1988 and it came into force on January 27, 1991.

  • It provides that the two countries inform each other of the installations and facilities to be covered under the agreement on January 1 every year.

  • This is the 21{+s}{+t}consecutive exchange of such lists, the first one having taken place on January 1, 1992.