ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior on Friday released a report underlining details of foreigners who have been given the citizenship of Pakistan in the recent years.
In the last year years, as many as 635 foreigners were given the citizenship of Pakistan, the Interior Ministry said.
It said the decision on 150 applications of foreigners was yet to be taken.
The report highlighted that 461 Indians were among those acquiring Pakistani citizenship in recent times.
Similarly, 43 people from Afghanistan, 22 from Sri Lanka, 15 from United Kingdom, 10 from United States, 14 from Bangladesh and 12 from Philippines got the citizenship of Pakistan.
The report further states that four each people Canada, Japan and Egypt became naturalized Pakistanis.