Expats role in uplift laudable: OPC chief

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Staff Reporter

Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab Vice Chairperson Ch. Waseem Akhtar has said that Overseas Pakistanis are eager to see Pakistan progressing and are making efforts to fulfill this dream.
He was speaking during a meeting with delegation of Pak Australia Friendship led by its president Arshad Naseem Butt which called on him at his on Monday. The delegation was warmly welcomed by the Vice Chairperson Overseas Pakistanis Commission Punjab.
Waseem Akhtar said, we here at Overseas Pakistanis Commission are working under the effective plan in order to facilitate our Pakistani expatriates and our doors are always open for them.
“It gives me an immense pleasure to know that overseas Pakistanis have shown full support and confidence in PTI led government as we Pakistanis witness yet another record-breaking month of remittances in December i.e. 2.4 bn $. It is first time in the history that remittances have been above 2bn$ for 6 consecutive months,” he added.
Arshad Naseem Butt while lauding the performance of Overseas Pakistanis Commission in facilitating Overseas Pakistanis said, the remarkable work done by Overseas Pakistanis Commission in helping their Overseas Pakistanis is commendable. Our main purpose is to invite Vice Chairperson OPC on an event held on 26th January at Australia Day. Vice Chairperson Overseas Pakistanis Commission Ch. Waseem Akhtar thanked the delegation for their visit and assured the cooperation in future.

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