ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Thursday told the National Assembly that the process of a composite dialogue is continuing between Pakistan and India for draft visa agreement. While replying to questions of various parliamentarians, the Minister said that efforts are being made to exempt citizens of Pakistan and India from police reporting during their visits to both the countries. He said that when Pakistanis enter India they are arrested by the police and thus they   have to face many difficulties.    He said that the government is taking measures to remove all difficulties of prisoners, which they have to face whilst under police custody. During the recent visit of Indian External Affairs Minister to Islamabad on May 21 2008, Pakistan and India signed the Agreement on Consular Access, he said.               Talking regarding Pakistani prisoners in Indian jails, he said that Pakistani prisoners in India are suffering and facing many hardships and at present the total number of Pakistanis imprisoned in India is 518. The list of 518 is maintained by Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi based on the information received from the relatives of the detained Pakistani prisoners held in Indian Jails as well as media reports. He also said that India should provide exact details of Pakistani prisoners in India. He said that the Indian authorities acknowledge the presence of only 147 Pakistani prisoners in Indian jails. The list of 147 was provided to the government of Pakistan on March 31, 2008, he said. The Minister said that the Indain government assured the Pakistan Mission in New Delhi that additional names of the prisoners would be provided shortly. However, the comprehensive list is still awaited. He said that the Indian side has not provided details of the offences committed and a judicial committee on prisoners has been established to ensure human treatment of prisoners and their expeditious release. "The government of Pakistan regularly raises the issue of repatriation of all Pakistani prisoners in Indian jails. This is a humanitarian issue and remains a high priority for this ministry, he said.           Federal Minster for Health Sherry Rehman also informed the House that the government has embarked upon viral hepatitis prevention and control programme that would be completed at a cost of 2.5 billion rupees by 2010. The Minster said that the facility has been provided in 120 District Headquarters Hospitals in the country. She said 22,779 Hepatitis C patients have been treated so far under this programme while over 30,000 patients have been registered in the hospitals. Sherry said that the government is making all-out efforts for ensuring improved healthcare facilities to the people without any discrimination. Answering to another question, she said the government has made additional arrangements for provision of better health facilities to the people in the federal government hospitals in Quetta and Islamabad. To a question she said the government has decided to recruit one hundred thousand more lady health workers during the next five years that would double the existing number. She said these workers would also be trained for administering vaccination. Answering a question the Minister said the government is working on various projects for uplift and welfare of women throughout the country and it would launch sixteen new programmes in this regard during the next financial year. Federal Minster for Railways Syed Khurshid Shah told the National Assembly that Pakistan Railways has faced the loss of Rs 25 billion during the last three years. The Minster assured the House that government would take concrete measures to overcome these losses by improving efficiency of the railways. Syed Khurshid Shah told that the federal government has approved a pilot project for manufacturing  five locomotives of 3000 horse power each that would be completed by 2010.