Overseas Pakistanis could file court cases through embassies

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          Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar says that overseas Pakistanis will be given the opportunity to file their cases electronically in Pakistani courts through Pakistani consulates and embassies in the country of their residence.

During a meeting with Vice Chairman Overseas Pakistanis Commission Punjab, Mr. Wasim Akhter Ramay at the Governor House Lahore, he said that e-filing of court cases facility is being provided to facilitate overseas Pakistanis. He added that they will also be accommodated to participate and record testimony in Pakistani courts through video-link.

Giving the right to vote to the Overseas Pakistanis is another priority of the PTI government the Governor said, adding that for the first time in the history of the country, federal and Punjab governments are on the same page to address problems of the Overseas Pakistanis. He said that in order to provide timely justice to Overseas Pakistanis, special courts will be set up and the facility of e-filing of cases will also be provided, adding that the provincial law department is working expeditiously in this regard.

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