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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 …

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NADRA decides to exempt overseas Pakistanis from signing up for NICOP

Pakistanis working abroad will no longer be required to sign up for a National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP), officials from the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) told lawmakers on Monday. An amendment to the NADRA Ordinance to remove the condition for Pakistanis working abroad has been sent to the interior ministry for …

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New SOPs to ensure transparent allotment of plots in Islamabad

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz has approved new SOPs to ensure the allotment of plots to the affectees of Islamabad in a transparent manner. “ New SOPs will guarantee the genuine rights as well as the process for allotment of plot to the affectees in transparent manner so …

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AIOU upgrades its academic facilities for overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has upgraded its academic faculties for the overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Sultanate of Oman and Bahrain. The AIOU is the only public sector institution in the country that has been providing educational facilities to the Pakistani citizens abroad for the …

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Chief Justice orders special cell for overseas Pakistanis

Chief Justice of Pakistan has ordered for the establishment of special cells in the Supreme Court and High Courts for redressal of complaints of the overseas Pakistanis and also asked the chief justices of high courts to come up with concrete proposals to minimise delay in litigations. The chief justice also took serious notice of …

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Shameful that PML-N questions overseas Pakistanis’ loyalty

 Just because they support PTI: Imran Khan Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan slammed ruling party for ‘raising question on patriotism of overseas Pakistanis’. On his Twitter account, Khan wrote that due to PTI’s large support among overseas Pakistanis the ruling party is now targeting them. The PTI chairman was referring to the latest case …

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Non-resident Pakistanis seeking ID cards should be given monetary concessions: SC

The Supreme Court said on Thursday that Pakistanis who are living abroad should be given monetary concessions by the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) in the issuance of identity cards. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing a suo motu case initiated after a non-resident …

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NATIONAL IDENTITY CARD FOR OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS AND HONOURABLE SUPREME COURT OF PAKISTAN

By Muhammad Javed The Honourable Supreme Court has issued Notice that as to why an Overseas Pakistani (OPs) pays Rs. 15,000 (or perhaps Rs. 25,000 as I read in a letter to editor from an Overseas Pakistani) for his National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) while a Pakistani in the country for the same …

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