Lahore, May 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that Pakistani citizens living abroad are the most valuable assets of the beloved homeland who not only have a prominent place in other countries through their hard work and ability but also through their remittances thus play a significant role in economic development and solidarity. He further said that protection of life, property and wealth of Overseas Pakistanis is the top priority of the Punjab Police along with the government and all possible measures will be taken in this regard using all available resources.
He further said that a police station would be allotted in Lahore as a pilot project to expedite the process of resolving the problems of Overseas Pakistanis with the main objective of resolving the problems of Overseas Pakistanis in Lahore city without any delay to ensure fast track steps. He further said that after the success of the pilot project in Lahore, the same model would be implemented in other major cities of the province so that the overseas Pakistani citizens could also benefit from this modern service delivery system.
He expressed these views in a meeting with a three-member delegation of the Overseas Pakistan Commission at the Central Police Office here today. During the meeting with the delegation led by Vice Chairman Wasim Akhtar, the problems faced by overseas Pakistanis and the ongoing steps of Punjab Police for their solution were discussed. The members of delegation included Commissioner Overseas Pakistan Commission, Syed Khadim Abbas and Director Police matters, Imtiaz Ahmad.
Waseem Akhtar, Vice Chairman, Overseas Pakistan Commission, while appreciating the efforts of Punjab Police in ending the occupation of properties of Pakistanis abroad and taking timely steps to resolve the issues, said that due to effective measures taken by Punjab Police, dozens of Overseas Pakistanis properties have been rescued and retrieved. Occupancy of properties has been eliminated while the pilot project police station in Lahore will also prove to be very efficient.
Talking to the delegation, the IG Punjab further said that overseas Pakistanis are a very important part of the homeland and instructions have been issued to RPOs and DPOs to take all possible steps to alleviate their problems. He further added that, overseas Pakistanis can also easily access various services of Punjab police khidmat markaz global portal from their own countries. He further said that for the convenience of Overseas Pakistanis, more services are being added in the Global Portal so that Overseas Pakistanis would have less hassle in obtaining various documents.
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