WASHINGTON

Ambassador Sherry Rehman has said Pakistan will release Indian national Surjeet Singh in next week.  Ms Rehman on Saturday twitted to an Indian journalist that new relationships between Pakistan and India would be boosted after the release f Surjeet Singh. She said Surjeet Singh would also be handed over to India in next week.

Surjeet Singh, an Indian national, has been languishing in Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore for over 30 years on charges of spying. He has completed his term in 2004.