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Supporting returning migrants, a step towards reintegration and empowerment 

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, February 02, 2023 (PPI-OT):Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and HRD/Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) and Pak-German Facilitation and Reintegration Centre (PGFRC) supporting returning migrants in their social and economic reintegration Islamabad, January 26, 2023. Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) in line with the vision of Honourable Prime Minster of Pakistan is developing the capacity of returnee migrants and providing them with trade-specific toolkits as an In-Kind support to help them start sustained self-employment. In this connection, a ceremony was organized in Islamabad under OPF’s Pak – German Facilitation and Reintegration Centre (PGFRC) where toolkits were handed over to 170 returning migrants in the fields of culinary arts, fashion designing, information t...

Mr. Sajid Hussain Turi, Federal Minister chaired a joint meeting of senior officials from Capital Development Authority, Islamabad Electric Supply Company for resolving the issues of development 

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Islamabad, July 14, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi has vowed that the problems of overseas Pakistanis and labourers will be solved on a war footing as his ministry is working day and night. In pursuance of his visit to OPF Valley Phase-V Islamabad, today on Tuesday he chaired a joint meeting of senior officials from Capital Development Authority (CDA), Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO); MD and DG OPF, members of OPF Owners Valley Association and officials from other relevant departments also attended the meeting. In the meeting, Development work, power and water supply and release of mortgaged plots of allottees were reviewed in detail. The Federal Minister expressed that the housing scheme for overseas Pakis...

Mr. Sajid Hussain Turi, Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and HRD pays surprise visit at OPF Valley Islamabad to redress overseas Pakistanis issues 

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Islamabad, July 14, 2022 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistan and Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi has taken serious notice of the complaints of overseas Pakistanis regarding delay in development of OPF Valley Phase V, Islamabad and paid a surprise visit to the site wherein he listened to the problems of the affectees. He said that Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has clear directions that the problems of overseas Pakistanis should be resolved on priority basis. He said that he would personally go to various departments and ministries to resolve the problems pertaining to OFP Valley Islamabad. Sajid Turi said he was shocked by the delay in the development process adding the previous government was playing politics in the name of rights of overseas Pakistanis through ...

Establishment of Machine Readable Passport Facility for Overseas Pakistanis and their Dependents at Overseas Pakistanis Foundation Head Office, Islamabad

General, Official News
Islamabad, March 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): In order to facilitate Overseas Pakistanis and their family members in line with the vision of the Honourable Prime Minister of Pakistan, a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) facility has been established at the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Head Office, Islamabad, with the collaboration of the Directorate General of Immigration and Passports (DGI and P).   On the directions of Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on OP and HRD, OPF is according top priority to improving its service delivery and providing enhanced facilities to Overseas Pakistanis. OPF has already established NADRA-Swift Center for Overseas Pakistanis at its Head Office in Islamabad which is providing its one-window service to Overseas Pakist...

The Nation stands strong with its Armed Forces and the Kashmir cause

General, Official News
Islamabad, September 12, 2019 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari opined that the people of Pakistan have strong historical ties with the people of Kashmir and no power on earth can disrupt this deep rooted bond. He further added that the dream of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the sub-continent would not be complete without the freedom of Indian Occupied Kashmir, which, with its 80 percent Muslim population was supposed to be a part of Pakistan. Addressing a gathering at OPF Girls College, F-8/2, Islamabad to mark the defense and Kashmir solidarity day, Mr. Bukhari pledged to support the freedom movement of the Muslims of Indian Occupied Kashmir and condemned the heinous acts of terro...

Cheque distribution ceremony of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation scholarship program held

General, Official News
Islamabad, January 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) under this scholarship program has distributed an amount of more than Rs. 30 million among the talented children of Pakistani expatriates. Last year, an amount of Rs. 2,789,850/- was distributed among 65 children, whereas, this year, OPF has distributed an amount of Rs. 1,812,376/- among 32 children of overseas Pakistanis. The objective of this program is to provide financial assistance to the talented children of Overseas Pakistanis studying within Pakistan in order to help them pursue quality education. Addressing the cheque distribution ceremony, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari appreciated OPF for going an extra mile to fa...