Ghauri said he has directed the Director General Ports and Shipping to jump into action.
“We have also contacted the family members of the mariners under ship-arrest and assured them of all-out help”, the minister said.
Reports have it that Indian authorities had seized a ship owned by a Bangladeshi national after it defaulted on port payments last year.
It is pertinent to mention that there are five Pakistanis among the crew. Three of the five seamen are the residents Karachi.