Apr 072017

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has approved the constitution of 137-members Overseas Pakistanis Advisory Council (OPAC) comprising prominent overseas Pakistanis from across the world. The decision was taken in 138th meeting of OPF Board of Governors held at OPF Head Office. The newly formed OPAC is mandated to serve as a feeder group to the OPF […]

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Apr 012017
Allama Iqbal University to accommodate overseas Pakistanis

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Friday announced that overseas Pakistanis could submit their online admission applications by April 7 with a nominal late fee as part of a special plan aimed at providing educational facilities to overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in the Middle East. The plan includes providing online study materials and arranging […]

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Mar 312017

By Shahram Haq Pakistan’s real estate market saw a fluctuating trend in February with some areas showing growth. According to statistics released by Zameen.com, a property portal, investor sentiments turned towards Gwadar, which is in the limelight due to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative. Another preference for realty investors remained Gujranwala, as a lot […]

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Mar 132017

APP: Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF)’s Board of Governors has increased its financial aid scheme from Rs-250000 to Rs-400000 per family of deceased overseas Pakistanis and Rs-300000 for disabled persons. An official source said, “This scheme will help the bereaved families to overcome their initial financial issues soon after the demise or disability of their earning […]

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Mar 022017

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to submit a reply for charging excessive fee from overseas Pakistanis for issuance and cancellation of identity cards. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice (CJ) Mian Saqib Nisar, heard a suo moto case regarding the charging […]

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Feb 252017

At a time when remittances to Pakistan slow down, a leading mobile financial services company has partnered with a global digital money transfer firm to attract 5% of total remittance flow to the country. Announcing the formal launch of digital remittance services, in partnership with UK-based WorldRemit, Mobilink International Remittance Mobile Financial Services Assistant Manager […]

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