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2017

Multiple ID cards issue for overseas Pakistanis

Expats can apply online to get multiple cards issue resolved, The Express Tribune has reported Overseas Pakistanis can now apply online for getting DUP clearance after the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) revised its relevant policy to facilitate the expatriate community. A citizen obtaining two or more identity cards or certificates with different identity … … Continue reading

Overseas Pakistanis Commission retrieves 34 properties

PR Due to the intervention of Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab, as many as 34 Properties worth 240 million rupees have been retrieved from illegal pocession during the last two weeks. Vice chairperson OPC, Shaheen Khalid Butt while giving details in this regard revealed that the properties situated in Lahore, Gujranwala, Multan, Rawalpindi and Faisalabad … … Continue reading

Government to launch scheme to boost remittances

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s economic managers are all set to launch a major scheme for luring commercial banks to establish joint ventures with hundreds of branches of international banks operating at selected destinations in Gulf, Europe, USA, Malaysia and others to boost up remittances from overseas workers through official banking channels. The government will bear the cost … … Continue reading

Habib Bank closes its operations in New York

The Habib Bank Limited has announced its decision to wind up operations in New York following intimation from the state’s financial regulator as it seeks to impose a hefty penalty of nearly $630 million on the bank, it emerged on Monday. The fine is going to be imposed for violation of the compliance programme, according … … Continue reading