Call to support overseas Pakistanis


KARACHI: Overseas Pakistanis are contributing foreign reserves of about $12 billion but still their patriotism is questioned by some quarters.
“Such a situation should be changed and overseas Pakistanis should be encouraged so that they could use their capital, experience and technical skills for the uplift of their country,” said Khalid Mehmood, president Asian Canadian Association on Tuesday while addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club. Seven millions Pakistanis living abroad are playing a crucial role in development of the country. He said there was a separate department for overseas Pakistani in Punjab, however in Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa such departments were yet to be established. ppi

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