Polling procedure has been made ‘difficult’ to prevent overseas Pakistanis from voting: SC ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The Supreme Court of Pakistan noted on Wednesday that the polling procedure has been made “difficult” to prevent overseas Pakistanis from voting. The apex court made the remarks during a hearing ofRead More →

President urges media to motivate nation to donate for flood victims Says overseas Pakistanis & int’l community need to assist flood victims ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) President Dr Arif Alvi has appealed to the entire nation, overseas Pakistanis and the international community to come to the aid of floodRead More →

Overseas Pakistanis bring in foreign exchange to country & must be facilitated on a priority basis, SC observes in voting rights’ case ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The Supreme Court (SC) observed on Wednesday that overseas Pakistanis bring in foreign exchange to the country and must be facilitated on aRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan said that improving relations with Russia will prove to be beneficial for Pakistan. The United States is not accustomed to the government that makes independent decisions. In his address, the chairman PTI paid tribute toRead More →

New Mechanism to Allow ‘Temporary Registration’ of Overseas Pakistanis’ Mobile Devices Launching Soon ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) To address the issues faced by overseas Pakistanis/foreigners with regards to mobile registration, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has developed a new mechanism to allow ‘temporary registration’ of handsets belonging to overseas Pakistanis/ForeignersRead More →

Our industrial sector will progress only when overseas Pakistanis invests in the country: PM Imran Khan LAHORE ( Web News ) Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the new industrial package will provide incentives for investment in the small and medium sector and information technology among other sectors andRead More →

Cabinet calls for enacting stringent laws against use of filthy language & hate speech on social media: Fawad Says cabinet approves 15% increase in salaries of civil armed forces The Minister said country’s first ever Digital Cloud Policy also got cabinet’s nod. ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The Federal CabinetRead More →

Covid-19 pandemic has least effects on industries & economic activities as a result of relief measures taken by govt: PM Imran Khan Says overseas Pakistanis are our precious asset & govt taking unprecedented steps to facilitate them ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Omicron cases have started declining in Pakistan dueRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Describing nine million Overseas Pakistanis as the country’s asset, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday urged his economic team to focus on incentivizing and facilitating them for sending remittances and investing in the country through banking channels for a win-win situation. “I urge the economicRead More →

System of e-voting for overseas Pakistanis would only be workable if political parties express confidence on the system: Tariq Malik ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Chairman Muhammad Tariq Malik has made it clear that a system of e-voting for the overseas Pakistanis wouldRead More →

Around 75,000 expatriates had to travel to Pakistan for the purpose and go through a cumbersome process of verifying the power of attorney. The facility has been initially launched as a pilot project in 10 Pakistan Missions/Sub-Missions in the United States and the United Kingdom When they will vote, theyRead More →

Overseas Pakistanis get voting rights, use of EVMs also approved by joint sitting of parliament; opposition opposes bills   221 members voted in favor of the bills and 203 members opposed the bills. The bill was moved by Adviser to PM on Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Zaheeruddin Babar Awan. This promptedRead More →