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Posts tagged "Overseas Pakistanis"

Watch: How Pakistanis abroad marked Aug 14

From Tokyo to Riyadh an outpouring of love for Kashmiris

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August 15, 2019


320 stranded Pakistanis are back home from Malaysia

PM Imran Khan ordered government to facilitate their return

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May 30, 2019


PM Khan launches Pakistan Banao Certificate for overseas Pakistanis

The government is offering 6.25% profit for a three-year PBC

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January 31, 2019


The votes of overseas Pakistanis could be a game changer in six by-election constituencies

The lowest margin of victory of 61 votes was recorded in PK-53 Mardan

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October 15, 2018


Overseas Pakistanis should be allowed to contest polls: Farooq Sattar

Overseas Pakistanis voted in the by-election on Sunday

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October 14, 2018


7,419 overseas Pakistanis to vote online on October 14

The ECP’s i-voting system is ready

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October 12, 2018


Cartoon — Sabir Nazar

Cartoonist Sabir Nazar’s take on PM asking for donations to build dams.

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September 8, 2018


System for overseas Pakistanis to vote in the by-polls is ready

Registration to vote in the by-polls is underway, said the NADRA chairperson

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September 3, 2018


A win-win: Overseas Pakistanis get bonds and Pakistan gets more dollars

Federal Finance Minister Asad Umer has come up with a way to benefit both overseas Pakistanis and the government. Read more here.

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August 27, 2018


National Savings ​creates bond for overseas Pakistanis

The finance minister believes this instrument will help overseas Pakistanis make decent profit while helping Pakistan’s economy.

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August 25, 2018


Overseas Pakistanis can vote in the by-elections

The Election Commission of Pakistan secretary, Babar Yaqoob, has said that overseas Pakistanis will be allowed to vote in the by-elections. The Supreme Court gave the ECP the green light on Friday to go ahead with this pilot project. Yaqoob told SAMAA TV that the Supreme Court has ordered that if there are any doubts…

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August 17, 2018


NADRA’s e-voting software for overseas Pakistanis is scammy: Mubasher Lucman

Khara Sach host Mubasher Lucman has said that NADRA’s e-voting software for overseas Pakistanis is a flawed software. “On the orders of the Supreme Court, NADRA developed an e-voting software with intentional loopholes to deceive juries and to deprive overseas Pakistani from casting votes their to maintain the status quo,” he alleged. “In 2013, NADRA developed a…

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June 15, 2018


British commander lauds Pakistani gains against terrorism

ISLAMABAD: Britain has eulogized the successes of Pakistan army in war against terrorism. The appreciation came from Commander British Field Army Lieutenant General Patrick Nicholas Sanders, while speaking at an event held at Royal Military Academy, as part of 70th independence anniversary celebrations of Pakistan. The British General said Pakistan has made breathtaking gains against…

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May 8, 2017


Overseas Pakistani workers remit $14 bln in first 9 months of FY17

KARACHI: The Overseas Pakistani workers have remitted US$ 14,057.67 million in first nine months-July to March, of the fiscal year 2017-FY17, compared with US$ 14,387.79 million received during the same period in the preceding year. A statement issued here on Monday by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said that during March 2017, the inflow…

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April 10, 2017


Army Chief briefs Pakistanis about achievements against terrorism

LONDON: A reception was hosted by Pakistan High Commission in the honour of Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on an official visit to UK.   The COAS interacted with UK based Pakistani community, according to a news release of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), issued on Tuesday. The…

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April 4, 2017


Issues of overseas Pakistanis discussed at high-level meeting

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said overseas Pakistanis are keen to take advantage of investment opportunities in the country and government will facilitate them in all possible ways. He was chairing a meeting of Capital Administration & Development Division and Capital Development Authority in Islamabad on Sunday on new sectors development, including the proposed…

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March 26, 2017


Nadra gives good news to overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) prepared software to facilitate overseas Pakistanis to vote in the next general elections. According to Nadra spokesman, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will be briefed in this regard on March 31. Chairman Nadra will conduct the briefing. The Nadra spokesman said overseas Pakistanis will be able to vote…

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March 24, 2017


OPF implementing 8 welfare projects for Overseas Pakistanis: Senate told

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources Development Pir Syed Sadaruddin Rashidi on Wednesday informed the Senate that Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) was implementing eight projects in the field of housing and education for the welfare of expatriates. During question hour, the minister said an amount of Rs 760.975 million was allocated for the…

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March 15, 2017


SC directs NADRA to submit reply over charging of extra fee on NICOP

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to submit reply over charging of extra fee on National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistan (NICOP). The court asked the NADRA to explain its policy regarding issuance and cancellation of overseas Pakistanis cards and fixation of fee. A three-member bench of…

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March 1, 2017


Special plan to facilitate overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has prepared a special plan for providing educational facilities to overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in Middle East. The plan includes providing online study material and arranging examination facilities in their respective countries, said a news release on Saturday. The University has accordingly announced its admission-schedule for overseas Pakistanis…

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February 18, 2017


Around 266,412 Pakistanis deported from abroad in three years

ISLAMABAD: Around 266,412 Pakistanis were deported from different countries during last three years (2014 to 2016), a data of Ministry of Interior said. The number of countries from where Pakistanis were deported was 133. Majority of them were deported from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iran. A country-wise break-up indicating their deportation on…

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January 23, 2017

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