Governor Punjab Visits OPC

22 Sep

Governor Punjab, Ch Muhammad Sarwar has said that Overseas Pakistanis are deeply attached with their homeland. They make valuable contributions in the economy of the country through foreign remittances to a tune of 20 billion dollars. With a view to make Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab more vibrant, amendment bill will be presented in the Punjab Assembly. No stone would be left unturned to facilitate Overseas Pakistanis.

He expressed these views during his visit to OPC Punjab. Director General OPC Usman Anwar briefed the Governor Punjab about the performance of the organization. Director administration Asad Naeem, Director Legal Raja Zubair and other Officers were also present on this occasion. Governor Punjab while lauding the performance of OPC regarding solution of the problems of expatriates said that District Overseas Pakistanis Committee would be made more effective. He said that awareness campaign be launched about the complaint redressal mechanism of OPC, so that maximum number of Overseas Pakistanis could benefit from the services of OPC.

Director General OPC Usman Anwar while briefing the Governor Punjab about the functioning of OPC informed that so far five thousand complaints of Overseas Pakistanis have been redressed while properties of expatriates worth rupees 33 billion have been retrieved/secured and delivered to owners. He further said that web complaint portal of OPC is being upgraded according to international standards. OPC is playing an active role to provide relief to Overseas Pakistanis.

Later on Governor Punjab visited the Complaint registration cell of OPC and witnessed different stages of complaint redressal mechanism.