Federal Ombudsman’s steps for Pakistani expatriates appreciated

Associated Press of Pakistan The representatives of overseas Pakistanis on Monday appreciated the initiative of Federal Ombudsman for setting up an exclusive cell to address the complaints of Pakistani expatriates. The members of Board of Governors of Overseas Pakistani Foundation (OPF) in a meeting with Federal Ombudsman (Wafaqi Mohtasib) Salman Farooqui …

Remittances by overseas Pakistanis

NBP signs deals with 30 foreign partners National Bank of Pakistan has made agreement with 30 leading partners abroad for timely delivery of home remittances sent by overseas Pakistanis. Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, SEVP/Group Chief Global Home Remittances Management Group NBP and Chairman of NBP’s Exchange Company Limited …

‘Emaar Properties owes $15m,’ accuses Pakistani investors

Dubai: Emaar Pakistan, a subsidiary of Dubai-based property developer Emaar Properties, is in a dispute with investors who claim they are owed more than $15m after buying off-plan properties in its stalled project in Karachi. Emaar launched the Crescent Bay mixed-use community in July, 2008, as part of its multi-billion dollar investment into the …

Pakistanis holding dual nationality should be allowed to participate in polls

An acclaimed overseas Pakistani has stressed the need to allow dual nationality holders to participate in politics, saying such professionals (as holding dual nationality) can make progress towards resolving chronic problems ailing the national economy.   Being a Pakistani and US national, I can contest elections in the United States …

Development work restarts in Sector G-14 Islamabad

Development work in Sector G-14 Islamabad has restarted as the concerned officers of the city administration and police have started regular monitoring in the area. The development work was stopped following the threats from the affectees in the area. Deputy Director (Technical) Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) Rana Munir Ahmed informed that construction of an …