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March 22, 2019

OPF Asked to Provide All Facilities to Expats at Airports

The Chairman Overseas Pakistan Foundation (OPF) of governors, Barrister Amjad Malik has directed authorities to provide all help and support at international airports for overseas Pakistanis travelling to their motherland and other destinations.

He asked authorities to increase their presence at all airports in Pakistan and display a visible Toll Free Number at prominent places for assisting Pakistani expatriates at the time of their arrival or departure.

OPF authorities have also been asked to strengthen capacity of OPF facilitation desks at all international airports, besides putting complaint box at prominent places.

The Chairman said that overseas Pakistanis should be received warmly and they should be treated courteously. “There should be no negligence in resolution of grievances of expatriates”, he maintained.

He further directed that all possible efforts should be made to provide maximum facilities to expatriates and their dependents. Barrister Malik termed Pakistani expatriates as roaming ambassadors of Pakistan and said that the present government attaches high importance with them. He said that issues of overseas Pakistani should be solved on priority basis.

Earlier, the Chairman visited OPF facilitation desk at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad and expressed his reservation over the dilapidated condition of facilities being provided at the airport.

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