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30/06/2016 Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has distributed Rs. 719 million among 7,631 families of deceased and disabled Overseas Pakistanid (OPs) since inception of its financial aid scheme in 1981. June 30, 2016
29/06/2016 The Central Directorate of National Savings is planning to introduce a saving scheme exclusively for Overseas Pakistanis to mobilise part of their earnings on attractive terms. Daily Times, June 29, 2016
29/03/2017 Report on Drug Cases 2016
28/06/2016 A Short Messaging Service (SMS) for family members verification has been introduced which allows registered Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) holder to check who else is registered under same family tree. The Nation, June 28, 2016
28/04/2016 Barrister Amjad Malik has been appointed Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Board of Governors (BOG) chairman. The Express Tribune, April 28, 2016
27/12/2016 Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) and Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Monday reached an agreement to provide relief to destitute families of overseas Pakistanis (OPs). Pakistan Observer December 27,2016
27/09/2016 A biometric verification system will be introduced in the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) in order to ensure transparency in the system and pre-empty any irregularities. DAWN, Islamabad September 27, 2016
27/08/2016 In order to provide relief to the families of Pakistani workers, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation has decided to exempt tuition fee of those students studying in OPF schools/colleges whose parents are working in Saudi Oger and Saad Trading Company. Pakistan Observer, August 27, 2016
26/06/2016 The Overseas Pakistanis Commission, Punjab is taking steps to safeguard the interests of Pakistan living abroad, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Saturday. The Express Tribune, June 26, 2016
25/04/2016 Pakistan has received valuable foreign exchange of $83.79 billion from overseas Pakistanis during the last five years and three quarters of the current fiscal year. Daily Times, April 25, 2016
24/06/2016 The drive for re-verification of computerised national identity cards (CNICs) meant to screen out aliens fraudlently using Pakistan's identity cards will be launched on July 1. Dawn Islamabad, June 24, 2016
24/02/2017 OPF Boys College H-8/4, Islamabad The News International February 24, 2017
23/09/2016 Wafaqi Mohtasib has directed Ministries of Foreign Affairs , Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development and Overseas Pakistanis Foundation to device joint mechanism of timely resolution of redressal of complains regarding non-payment of dues, salaries only in Saudi Arabia. Daily Times, September 23, 2016
23/03/2016 The Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) distributed Rs. 728.60 million to 800 affected families in recent years. Daily Times, March 23,2016
22/08/2016 The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has prepared a special plan providing educational facilities to Overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in Middle East. Daily Times, August 22, 2016
21/08/2016 The Chairman OPF Board of Governors Barrister Amjad Malik called on Federal Secretary for Interior, Arif Ahmed Khan and discussed issues related to overseas Pakistanis including NADRA registration fee for issuance of National Identity card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) in United Kingdom. Pakistan Observer, 21 August,2016
21/03/2016 Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development has sent abroad 2,982 persons for employment from 2011 to 2013. The News International, March 21, 206
20/09/2016 The Federal Ombudsman of Pakistan has established a 'one-window facilitation desk' at almost all working airports of Pakistan. These desks comprise more than 10 agencies of Pakistan, including NADRA, FIA, CAA, ASF etc led by the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation. The News, 20 September, 2016
20/07/2016 The Principals of all 24 OPF educational institutions attended a three-day 'Principals Conference' organised by the Education Division, at the OPF Girls College F-8/2, Islamabad, says a press release. The News, July 20, 2016
20/06/2016 The Federal Minister of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OP&HRD) Pir Syed Saddaruddin Rashsi told Dawn that he has directed the ministry secretary to repatriate deputed and inducted employees, based on an order from the Supreme Court. Dawn Islamabad, June 20, 2016
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