Punjab Government unique initiatives for Overseas Pakistanis
LAHORE (APP): The Punjab government has decided to establish Overseas Police Stations for redressal the grievances of Overseas Pakistanis.
These police stations would be set-up in those cities on priority basis, of which large number of people were living abroad.
These views were expressed by Commissioner Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab Afzaal Bhatti while talking to a 8-member delegation of Pakistan Press Club UK headed by its president Mobeen Chaudhry.
The Commissioner OPC said that on special directions of Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif as many as 76 seats had been allocated on merit for the children of Overseas Pakistanis in Medical Colleges of the province.
He further said that committees had also been set-up even at District level.
Afzaal Bhatti said the OPC was playing a pivotal and proactive role to address the issues faced by Overseas Pakistanis and they could contact OPC for the solution of the problems regarding government agencies of the Punjab.
Members of Pakistan Press Club UK speaking on this occasion said that under the leadership of Shehbaz Sharif, Punjab has achieved remarkable milestones in every sphere and Overseas Pakistanis living in UK were also great admirer of CM Punjab's vision and spirit.
They further said that the formation of OPC by Punjab government was a positive step towards solution of the problems of Overseas Pakistanis.
The members of the delegation included Mobeen Chaudhary, Arshad Mehmood, Majid Nazeer, Musarat Iqbal, Akram Abid, Imran Khalid, Aurangzeb Chaudhry and Fareed Qureshi.