Pakistan

OPC Punjab redresses 51% complaints of overseas Pakistanis

LAHORE: Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab Commissioner Afzaal Bhatti said that the commission had received more than 2,800 complaints from overseas Pakistanis so far, out of which 51 per cent had been redressed.

Speaking to a gathering of overseas Pakistanis living in Madina Munawwara (Saudi Arabia), he said that the OPC Punjab had developed a modern and effective system where all complaints are referred to the departments concerned and monitored electronically, says a handout released here.

OPC Vice Chairman Capt (R) Shaheen Butt said that overseas Pakistanis were playing a key role in strengthening the national economy. He said that Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif had constituted the OPC Punjab for resolving the problems of overseas Pakistanis on priority basis.

He further said that the government had great respect for those who were enhancing the image of the country through their hard work abroad. He said that overseas Pakistanis could contact the OPC Punjab for redress of their complaints.

President PML (N) Saudi Arabia Mirza Altaf and representatives of other political parties besides Additional Director General/ DIG Ahmed Mobin were also present on the occasion. APP