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 …

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 …