Month: April 2013

Pakistan concerned regarding deportation of overseas Pakistanis from Saudi Arabia

Pakistan has conveyed its concerns to Saudi Arabia regarding the kingdom’s new labour laws, which may lead to the deportation of hundreds of thousands of expatriates, including Pakistanis, from the country. Last month, Saudi Arabia amended its labour laws, setting tough restrictions for overseas workers to qualify for employment. The new changes barred sponsors from …

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ECP opposes online voting facility for overseas Pakistanis

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Monday came out openly opposing online voting facility for overseas Pakistanis in the next elections. ECP said without a proper mechanism in place, enabling overseas Pakistanis to vote would compromise the polls’ transparency In a report made public on Monday, the ECP said that without a proper mechanism in place, …

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