monthly archives: March 2019

Govt offers incentives to raise remittances By Our CorrespondentPublished: October 23, 201824SHARES SHARETWEETEMAIL PHOTO COURTESY: RADIO PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Monday announced a comprehensive package of incentives for overseas Pakistanis to encourage them to send remittances through legal channels. The incentives package was announced on Monday during a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan. […]

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Initiatives launched to resolve issues of overseas Pakistanis: Amjad ISLAMABAD: Chairman Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Barrister Amjad Malik has said the Foundation has taken a number of initiatives to resolve the social and economic issues of overseas Pakistanis. He was speaking at an interactive session organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh with the […]

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Around 266,412 Pakistanis deported from abroad in three years January 23, 2017 Samaa Digital ISLAMABAD: Around 266,412 Pakistanis were deported from different countries during last three years (2014 to 2016), a data of Ministry of Interior said. The number of countries from where Pakistanis were deported was 133. Majority of them were deported from Saudi Arabia, […]

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Special plan to facilitate overseas Pakistanis February 18, 2017 Samaa Digital ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has prepared a special plan for providing educational facilities to overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in Middle East. The plan includes providing online study material and arranging examination facilities in their respective countries, said a news release on Saturday. […]

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Army Chief briefs Pakistanis about achievements against terrorism April 4, 2017 Samaa Digital LONDON: A reception was hosted by Pakistan High Commission in the honour of Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on an official visit to UK.   The COAS interacted with UK based Pakistani community, according to a […]

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SC directs NADRA to submit reply over charging of extra fee on NICOP March 1, 2017 Samaa Digital ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to submit reply over charging of extra fee on National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistan (NICOP). The court asked the NADRA to explain its […]

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OPF implementing 8 welfare projects for Overseas Pakistanis: Senate told March 15, 2017 Samaa Digital ISLAMABAD: Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources Development Pir Syed Sadaruddin Rashidi on Wednesday informed the Senate that Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) was implementing eight projects in the field of housing and education for the welfare of expatriates. During question […]

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UAE, Pakistan agree to form joint committee for resolving jailed expats issue FacebookGoogleTwitterWhatsapp DUBAI: Pakistan and United Arab Emirates have decided to form a joint committee to resolve issues relating to prisons and imprisoned Pakistanis in the UAE. This was stated by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari […]

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Saudi govt decides to reduce visa fees for Pakistanis RIYADH: The Saudi Arabian government has decided to slash visa fees for Pakistani citizens. Sources said cut in visa fee was likely to come into effect from February 15. They said fee for visit visa would be reduced up to 338 Saudi Arabian Riyal (SAR) — […]

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SHARETWEET Overseas Pakistanis’ lack of interest in i-voting disappoints authorities By Our CorrespondentPublished: November 28, 20182SHARES SHARETWEETEMAIL Only three expatriates register their votes online for Lahore’s PP-168 by-poll. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: Lack of interest shown by the Pakistani diaspora living abroad in i-voting has dampen spirits of the officials of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and National Database […]

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