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Meeting of the Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development
Thursday, 4th January, 2018

It is responsibility of Government to take care the rights of overseas Pakistanis. Standing Committee

Commission of Overseas Pakistanis may be established in Islamabad, like Punjab.

Islamabad (                 ) It is responsibility of Government to take care of the rights of overseas Pakistanis. Therefore we will not tolerate anything regarding this. These remarks are given by the Chairman Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development in today’s meeting. The Standing Committee said that overseas Pakistanis are the backbone of our economy. Overseas Pakistanis works hard for the stability of their beloved country and earns foreign exchange for the country. Therefore we cannot permit bureaucracy to disturb overseas Pakistanis and also from whom who occupies properties of overseas Pakistanis. The Standing Committee took notice and recommended that the government should take care of overseas Pakistanis, especially, their properties and the government should make an automated system to register their complaints. Moreover, the Committee recommended that not only a commission like Punjab may be set up to address the grievances of the overseas Pakistanis, but other Provinces may also be motivated to set up such Commissions.

The Standing Committee examined the agreement between OPF and Gulberg Housing Scheme and recommended to implement the agreement according in letter and spirit. Otherwise Committee shall take disciplinary action against the culprits.

The meeting of the Standing Committee was presided over by Honourable Mir Aamir Ali Khan Magsi, Chairman Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development and attended by Ch. Abid Raza, MNA, Chaudhry Muhammad Munir Azhar, MNA, Malik Muhammad Uzair Khan, MNA, Ms. Sabiha Nazir, MNA, Ms. Shakila Khalid Luqman, MNA, Ms. Musarat Rafique Mahesar, MNA, Ms. Shagufta Jumani, MNA, Mr. Khial Zaman Orakzai, MNA, Sheikh Salahuddin, MNA and Ms. Aisha, MNA. Moreover, Secretary, Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Dr. Hashim M. Popalzai and other senior civil officers attended the meeting.