Commissioner Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab, Afzaal Bhatti has said that instead of traditional methods, out of the box strategy be adopted to resolve the issues of expatriate Pakistanis. He was presiding over a meeting to review the resolution process of complaints of Overseas Pakistanis in Gujranwala Division. Commissioner Gujranwala Division, Capt (R) Mohammad Asif, RPO, Sultan Azam Taimori, Additional DG OPC, DIG Agha Yousaf, Director Revenue Ishrat ullaha Niazi attended the meeting.
Afzaal Bhatti said that there is need for collective efforts to safeguard the rights of Overseas Pakistanis and role of district administration and Police is pivotal in this regard. He said that by virtue of vibrant input of field officers at district level complaints of Overseas Pakistanis can be addressed early. He further directed that 2 meetings of District Overseas Pakistanis Committees (DOPCs) be held in a month and proceedings be uploaded on OPC web portal regularly.
On this occasion, Afzaal Bhatti appreciated the efforts of field officers of Gujranwala Division in resolution of the issues of Overseas Pakistanis. Certain complaints of Overseas Pakistanis also came under discussion during the meeting and Commissioner OPC and Commissioner Gujranwala Division issued necessary instructions to resolve the complaints. Commissioner Gujranwala Division, Capt (R) Mohammad Asif, instructed the field officers to pursue a vigorous policy to settle the issues faced by Overseas Pakistanis.