Performance of DOPCs of Rawalpindi division reviewed

23 Aug

            A meeting to review the performance of District Overseas Pakistanis Committees (DOPCs) was held under the Chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary Punjab, Shamail Ahmad Khawaja and Commissioner, Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab Afzaal Bhatti at Civil Secretariat .Director General OPC, Syed Javed Iqbql Bokhari, Additional DG  Police Matters, Agha Yousaf and MPA Sardar Zulfiqar were present on this occasion while Civil and Police high ups of  Rawalpindi,Jehlum, Chakwal and Attock districts participated through video link. Additional Chief Secretary, Shamail Ahmad Khawaja instructed the administration to expedite the resolution mechanism of complaints relating to overseas Pakistanis and out of Box strategy should be adopted for early redressal of the issues. He instructed the administration to ensure two meetings of DOPCs during a month and proceeding be uploaded on OPC web complaint portal regularly.

                        Commissioner OPC Afzaal Bhatti said that DOPCs should pro-actively work so that the grievances of the overseas Pakistanis could be solved at the earliest. He said that overseas Pakistanis are real ambassadors of the country and OPC Punjab is pursuing a vigorous policy to help expatriates regarding redressal of their complaints relating to government agencies of the Punjab. Certain complaints of Overseas Pakistanis were discussed in detail on this occasion and Additional Chief Secretary and Commissioner OPC issued necessary directions regarding redressal of these complaints