Special educational facilities for overseas Pakistanis announced

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has decided to extend special educational facilities to overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Sultanate of Oman and Bahrain. Accordingly, the University announced its admission-schedule for the overseas Pakistanis. The students residing abroad could avail facility by …

Lahore Ring Southern Loop

Total length of ring road southern loop is 22.4 KM dual carriageway having six interchanges and eighteen bridges.It will be completed in August 2016. Main beneficiaries of ring road are DHA Phase-9, DHA Rahber, Lake City, Khyaban-i-Amin, Valencia and Fazaya  housing schemes. For overseas Pakistanis, Lake City is the best …

Gwadar Airport to have One-Window Facilitation Desk

Associated Press of Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Gwadar Airport will have One-Window Facilitation Desk by October this year to provide all necessary information to Overseas Pakistanis before their departure to different countries, ensuring their safe travel. The facilitation desk is being established on the directives of the Federal Ombudsman, Grievance Commissioner for …

SYSTEM LAUNCHED TO HEAR COMPLAINTS OF OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS

The step has been taken on the initiative of federal ombudsman Pakistan. Ambassadors of Pakistan in different countries have started hearing complaints of overseas Pakistanis on weekly basis. The step has been taken on the initiative of federal ombudsman Pakistan. Grievance commissioner for overseas Pakistanis Hafiz Ahsaan Ahmad Khokhar said …

APBF suggests incentives for overseas Pakistanis

Lahore: As the remittances have registered a decline of more than 36 percent, the All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) has suggested the government to announce incentives for oversees Pakistanis so that the drop in foreign remittances could be controlled, besides boosting investment in the country by Pakistani expatriates. APBF president …

Federal Ombudsman to introduce complaints, helplines mechanism

Federal Ombudsman of Pakistan Salman Faruqui took special initiative in public interest for establishment of complaints and helpline mechanism in all federal government departments. He has given this task to Hafiz Ahsan Ahmad Khokhar, Senior Advisor (Law)/Grievance Commissioner for Overseas Pakistanis to coordinate with all stakeholders, said a press release …

Educational facilities for overseas Pakistanis

Distance learning in the Middle East Associated Press of Pakistan Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has prepared a unique plan of providing educational facilities to the Pakistani diaspora, predominantly targeting those living in the Middle East. The endeavour comprises providing online study material and arranging examination facilities in their respective …

Nadra assigned to register overseas Pakistanis

The Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms has assigned National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) with the task to register overseas Pakistanis. Federal Minister for Law and Justice Senator Zahid Hamid told reporters that matters regarding registration of overseas Pakistani voters and purchase of bio-metric and electronic machines were discussed during a …

Pakistan Customs issues procedures for online import form

  Pakistan Customs on Thursday issued the procedures for importers to file online import form (I-Form) through the online tax system, Web-Based One Customs (WeBOC). The I-Form is a joint initiative of Pakistan Customs and the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to curb under-invoicing and tax avoidance. “This initiative will …

Dubai market attracts overseas Pakistanis

WHT on banking transactions Lahore: Dubai property market has become a major investment destination for oversees Pakistanis, particularly after the imposition of withholding tax on banking transactions and new property evaluation system introduced in the last federal budget 2016-17. Real estate market agents have said they thought the UAE property …