overseas pakistanis

Do’s & Don’ts for overseas Pakistanis

Important guidelines posted at OPC website Do’s Property & Housing If you plan to purchase property in a private housing scheme, verify from the local regulatory authority like LDA, MDA, RDA, FDA, CDA etc. that the housing scheme is approved or not? Do not rely on the advertisement alone. Inquire from the management of housing […]

Govt to launch new investment scheme for overseas Pakistanis

  * FBR chief warns chronic non-taxpayers to pay their due tax by 31st By Sajid Chaudhry ISLAMABAD: The government is considering to launch a new scheme for overseas Pakistanis to encourage them to invest in Pakistan. Federal Board of Revenue Chairman (FBR) Sohail Ahmed stated this while addressing the […]

Overseas Pakistanis asked to get SIMs rectified 1

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has introduced an online facility for overseas Pakistanis in order to get their SIMs data regularised or to block extra SIMs/connections issued against their Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC).

Why children of Overseas Pakistanis are not allowed to take admission in public sector medical colleges of Punjab?

Dear overseas Pakistani Friends   I have just now received the following message from Brother Abdul Rehman Rathore.     Dear Gentlemen, I was seeing the rules of UHS (university of Health Sciences) for entry test for admission to government medical colleges of Punjab. I was shocked to see that […]

Protecting overseas Pakistani workers —Syed Mohammad Ali

Although a country like Pakistan can hardly coerce any of the Middle Eastern states to become more sympathetic towards its migrant workers, there are some more subtle means to ensure that this does happen in effect The State Bank of Pakistan has announced another significant rise over this past year […]

ISLAMABAD: Inquiry initiated against FWO for subletting OPF contracts

By Rauf Klasra An inquiry has been launched into the scandalous reports that the FWO had sublet a multi-billion rupees overseas housing society development Zone-V contract, which it had earlier got from the OPF through questionable means, to the friends of a PPP minister.

Islamabad: Businessmen, Overseas Pakistanis urged to open dollar account 2

By Myra Imran A group of concerned citizens has urged the business community and overseas Pakistanis to open a new dollar account in Pakistan starting with an amount of at least $1,000 to help the government cope with the prevailing financial crisis.

‘Overseas Pakistanis under obligation to enhance remittances’

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistanis living abroad have the obligation to give a helping hand to their home country in this tough time and enhance the remittance to Pakistan, Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Babar Awan said on Saturday.