Islamabad, November 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): In continuation of Prime Minister’s 100 day agenda on revitalizing economic growth, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) under the guidance of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development in a landmark initiative has developed an online web portal where overseas Pakistanis can get themselves registered and contribute towards the betterment of the motherland. Prime Minister, Imran Khan in his inaugural address to the nation, invited notable overseas Pakistani professionals to contribute in the making of NAYA PAKISTAN and this initiative is envisaged to be a platform for overseas Pakistanis through which they can serve the country.
Overseas Pakistanis can register online through OPF’s web portal at www.opf.org.pk. After having been identified as a potential resource, they shall then be involved in the strategic decision making to help steer the country towards progress by placing them as members of the boards of public sector institutions, authorities, commissions, etc. at Federal and Provincial levels. The “NAYA PAKISTAN CALLING” web portal will serve as a database comprising of professional profiles of overseas Pakistanis, accessible to all stakeholders.
A country’s diaspora is a huge asset for its economic development and a channel through which not only remittances, but also technical knowledge flows. They are also a potential source of opportunities for trade, investment, innovation, and professional networks. This is the exact reason why the government of Pakistan has labelled the overseas Pakistanis as a ‘National Asset’ that will help play an important role in contributing positively to the country’s economic growth and prosperity through their expertise and professional experience.
For more information, contact:
Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF)
Shahrah-e-Jamhouriat, Sector G-5/2,
Post Box No. 1470, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9203267, 9048320
Fax: +92-51-9224335, 9211613