Portal launched and registration started
The government has decided to provide employment to all overseas Pakistani who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis Sayed Zulfi Bukhari said.
A special portal has been prepared to provide jobs to people returning to Pakistan. Registration on the website has started.
Taking to Twitter, Bukhari mentioned that the benefits of the website include re-employment, certified training and financial assistance from the government for applicants.
#OverseasPakistanis Alert ‼️
Register yourself here if you have lost your job abroad. Benefits:
1.Puts you in gov’s priority list to get re-employed
2.Makes it easier to get certified skill training
3.Makes it possible to apply for social security@beoehq https://t.co/7GRkTPv7bX https://t.co/w9W3eoSigF
— Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD 🇵🇰 (@mophrd) June 18, 2020
The development came after thousands of Pakistanis working abroad returned to the country due to COVID-19. The assistant said that during this time of need the government will stand with these people and support them.
Earlier this week, the government also resumed some international flights to the country.