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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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Pension Scheme for overseas Pakistanis

Overseas Pakistanis Pension Trust  Introduction A self contributory scheme designed with you “Overseas Pakistanis” in mind. We more than anyone, understand exactly what is required of Overseas Pakistanis especially when it comes to providing for financial security and stability to their loved ones here at home in “Pakistan”. OPF’s mandate is to work solely for …

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Overseas Pakistanis in extreme trouble due to the delay in the issuance of passports

Large number of overseas Pakistanis is suffering as a result of inordinate delays in getting passports which could result not only in loss of jobs but also foreign remittances. Pakistan has a large number of overseas workers, which is roaming around 6.8 million across the globe. Saudi Arabia and UAE are considered to be the …

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