Separate police stations for overseas Pakistanis

Associated Press of Pakistan

The Punjab government has given approval for establishing separate police stations and facilitation center’s for overseas Pakistanis, said Chairman Task Force Overseas Pakistanis Iftikhar Ahmad Warsi.

Such police stations would be established in Lahore, Gujranwala, DG Khan and Rawalpindi divisions, he said.

On Tuesday, the chairman heard complaints related to police, corruption, fake housing schemes, RDA, Excise Department and issued necessary orders for redressing the complaints. Special courts have been established for redressing complaints of overseas Pakistanis and dispensation of speedy justice to provide them relief, he said, adding that all the departments had been directed to facilitate the overseas Pakistanis in accordance with the directives of Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.

He said that the officers concerned had been directed to make all out efforts for resolution of their complaints within the shortest possible time and negligence on their part would not be tolerated.

Iftikhar Warsi said that main objective of the task force was not only to redress complaints of the overseas Pakistanis but to facilitate them in every possible manner and encourage them to invest in their own country.

The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Saddar Tasneem Ali Khan, DSP Investigation Mirza Tahir Sikandar, Tehsildaar Mansoor Ahmed, member OPF Qaiser Zaman, Malik Qaiser Awan, Chaudary Saqib, Malik Saeed and other concerned officers.

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