Tuition fee concession for overseas Pakistanis increased

APP Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has increased concession in tuition fee from 25 per cent to 50 per cent for the children of overseas Pakistanis studying in its various educational institutions. Over 2500 children of overseas Pakistanis will benefit from this concession, a statement said on Tuesday following the 137th …

Open letter to Chairman, Federal Pakistan Chamber Garments Industry

Mr. Muhammad Nadeem Bhatti,                                  21 November 2016 Chairman Federal Pakistan Chamber Garments Industry Karachi. Dear Sir, پھر قصرِ جہانگیر ہے زنجیر سے خالی  Your article “Instant justice blessing of God” refers wherein mentioning Wafaqi Mohtasib (in brackets therein you added Federal Ombudsman),  you say that one can file a complaint “in English …

19 major steps for overseas Pakistanis announced

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Friday announced a series of major policy initiatives to facilitate overseas Pakistanis for their vital contribution to national progress and economy. After appointment the Grievance Commissioner for Overseas Pakistanis by the Honorable Wafaqi Mohtasib, following steps have been taken for Overseas Pakistanis:

December 18 proposed as National Overseas Pakistanis Day

Associated Press of Pakistan ISLAMABAD: December 18 would be celebrated as ‘National Overseas Pakistanis Day’ to acknowledge the contribution of 8.4 million Pakistanis working abroad in terms of sending home remittances. The proposed celebration of Overseas Pakistani Day on December 18, every year will be a source of encouragement for …

ONLINE PASSPORT RENEWAL SERVICE FOR OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS

Overseas Pakistanis will now be able to get their passports renewed at their residences abroad.  The government has launched online passport renewal service for the overseas Pakistanis. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Thursday, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said the overseas Pakistanis will now be able to …

Overseas Pakistanis, families to get free health facilities in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Board of Governors, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF), Barrister Amjad Malik has said a proposal was under consideration to establish a hospital in the federal capital for providing free health facilities to the Overseas Pakistanis and their families. He said presently two hospitals under OPF were operating in Mirpur, …

Complaints of Overseas Pakistanis to be heard through Skype

Associated Press of Pakistan Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development will make necessary arrangements about hearing the complaints of Overseas Pakistanis (OPs) at the Federal Ombudsman Secretariat through Skype. Talking to APP on Saturday, Senior Adviser and Grievance Commissioner for Overseas Pakistanis Hafiz Ahsaan Ahmed Khokhar said that …

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 …