By Muhammad Javed So finally the Overseas Pakistanis (OPs) will cast their votes in the coming elections. I have for 30 years myself been an Overseas Pakistani. The hectic activity of the last four five months suggests perhaps non casting of the their vote was the biggest shortfall, problem, hurdle […]
The News report by Hanif Khalid Federal Secretary Defence Lt Gen (R) Asif Yasin Malik has said the new Benazir Bhutto International Airport will start functioning in June, 2014. This he said while talking to this correspondent at his Defence Ministry’s office in Rawalpindi. Asif Yasin, who is also head […]
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 […]
Tells SC that ministry of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Law, Overseas Pakistanis, IT taken on board for arrangements The Election Commission of Pakistan has informed the Supreme Court that it is evolving an effective mechanism to ensure that overseas Pakistanis in ten different countries can exercise their right to vote in […]
The News report by Murtaza Ali Shah LONDON: Overseas Pakistanis are planning agitation against the reluctance of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to make speedy arrangements to enable more than eight million overseas Pakistanis to vote on May 11 elections.
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
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 […]
Under the directive of Chief Executive in Pakistan, a Complaint Cell had been established in the Ministry of Labour, Manpower & OPs on 14th June, 2001 directing OPF to expeditiously process the complaints of overseas Pakistanis received through the Complaints Cell of the Ministry.
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 […]
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 […]