The remittances from Overseas Pakistani’s working abroad exceeded $2 billion for the 12th month in a row in May 2021. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) acknowledging “proactive policy measures by the Government and the State Bank of Pakistan encouraging expats to use formal channels for their transactions” for the record inflows. According to the
The Government of Pakistan has announced that it has given overseas Pakistanis the right to vote in the National Assembly. Taking to Twitter, former Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis, Zulfiqar Bukhari confirmed the news and lauded the PTI led government, particularly Prime Minister Imran Khan for making it possible. “Overseas Pakistanis
The National Assembly (NA) has passed the Election Act Amendment Bill, 2020 containing dozens of edited clauses for bringing electoral reforms including the voting right for overseas Pakistanis. The Lower House has passed the amended Election Act, 2017 that was presented by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Babar Awan. The Election
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Overseas Pakistanis are the most valuable asset for the country and the greatest strength. In his tweet on Tuesday (today), the Prime Minister extended thankfulness to the Overseas Pakistanis for their faith in Naya Pakistan. He further added that the remittances during the month of April rose to an all-time
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that overseas Pakistanis are the most valuable asset for the country and the greatest strength. Addressing Pakistani ambassadors stationed around the world, the Prime Minister said that unfortunately, Pakistani embassies do not have a proper attitude towards their citizens. He said that our country has not gone bankrupt due to
International Labour Day is being observed today (Saturday) to honor workers’ tireless assistance and sacrifices globally and promote them to be knowledgeable of their rights. Labour Day is marked on May 1 every year. The day has its origins in the labour union movement and is celebrated in countries like India, Cuba, China, and others.