Chairman OPF BoG calls on Pakistan HC in UK


Staff Reporter

Islamabad— Chairman Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Board of Governors Barrister Amjad Malik Wednesday called on High Commissioner for Pakistan Ibn e Abbas in London, UK and appreciated his efforts in resuming the NADRA services there. During the meeting, he also shared the foundations’ efforts for welfare of the overseas Pakistanis with the High Commissioner. The HC termed the termed the resumption of the services of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) a ‘good step’ of the government for the facilitation of the Pakistani community residing in UK, said a press release issued here. Abbas commended Barrister Malik’s proactive role at the OPF for protecting interests of the expatriate community of Pakistan. During the meeting, they also discussed matters of mutual interest regarding expatriates and discussed ways and means to redress their grievances and bring more investment to Pakistan. The OPF chairman briefed the HC on initiatives taken since the new Board was appointed by the Prime Minister on April 29 2016. He thanked the high commissioner for his support in resuming the NADRA services and resolved that increased coordination between OPF and the High Commission would continue for the benefit of expatriate Pakistanis. The High Commissioner assured maximum assistance to the BoG and Managing Director OPF Habib ur Rehman Gilani for the welfare of overseas Pakistanis. Deputy High Commissioner Dr Israr Ahmed, Press counsellor Munir Ahmed and community counsellor were also present in the meeting.