Allama Iqbal Open University to offer online classes for overseas Pakistanis

In order to reach Pakistanis living overseas, particularly in the Middle East, the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has prepared a plan to provide educational facilities online. The plan includes providing study material and arranging examination facilities in their respective countries, a statement from the varsity read. The AIOU also …

Abolish NICOP for overseas Pakistanis in GCC countries

Recommends NA Standing Committee National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Rights Developments (OP&HRD) has recommended that the National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) should be abolished for the overseas workers in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. The Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development …

OPF forms advisory council for overseas Pakistanis

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has principally approved the constitution of 75 members Overseas Pakistanis Advisory Council (OPAC) comprising prominent overseas Pakistanis from across the world. The Board also approved 20 names of patent overseas Pakistanis form United Kingdom for the OPAC. The Board unanimously approved visit of Board Members to …

MISSIONS ATTESTATION?

By Muhammad Javed According to the well-known anchor Dr. Shahid Masood (Live with Dr. Shahid Masood 16 November 2016), the letter from Qatari Price presented to the Court by the defense Lawyer in Panama Leaks was attested by the “Pakistani Ambassador in Qatar”.  He questioned “do the Ambassadors attest the documents?” …

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: