May 262017
 

ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): Finance minister Ishaq Dar Friday, lauding the contributions made by expatriate Pakistanis, announced that the government wanted them to invest in the national infrastructure and in that connection, US$ 1 billion non-convertible bond would be issued. The proposed bond would be floated through establishment of Pakistan Development Fund, he said. The […]

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May 252017
 

In order to curb the menace of land grabbing and to devise a legal mechanism for the speedy restoration of properties in illegal possession, The Anti-Qabza Group Sub Committee has started preparing recommendations for effective and meaningful reforms in land related laws. Commissioner Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) / Member Anti-Qabza Group Sub Committee, Afzaal Bhatti […]

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May 192017
 
GOD SAVE US FROM ANOTHER CONVENTION

By Muhammad Javed According to a news item an Overseas Pakistanis Convention would be held in December this year where His Excellency the Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would be the guest of hour. Seeing how emotional, practically, the Overseas Pakistanis whether an illiterate labourer in a Saudi desert site or a highly educated […]

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May 052017
 

In a move that may eventually force influential people to disclose their offshore beneficial ownerships, a Senate panel on Wednesday proposed an amendment to the Companies Bill to make it binding on non-resident and dual-national Pakistanis to disclose their monetary interests abroad. The Senate Standing Committee on Finance amended Clause 452 of the under discussion […]

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May 052017
 
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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Apr 282017
 

Defence Savings Certificates Certificates can be purchased from any National Savings Centre (NSC), Pakistan Post Offices (PPO), Authorized branches of Scheduled Banks and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) by filling in a prescribed form called SC-1, which is available at all the above offices of issue free of cost. A copy of the Computerized National […]

Apr 272017
 

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 […]