ESTABLISHMENT OF FAST-TRACK COURTS FOR OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS IN FINAL PHASE – ZULFI BUKHARI
SAPM on Overseas Pakistanis and HRD, Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari chaired a high powered committee meeting on Citizen Portal for the provinces of Sindh, KPK and Balochistan here on Wednesday. Officials from Prime Minister Delivery Unit – PMDU briefed the Committee about the status of complaints of the Overseas Pakistanis on Complaint portal.
The Inspector Generals of Police of all provinces participated through video link. They apprised the committee about the high number of complaints by overseas Pakistanis were the matters pending in the courts. They showed their inability to intervene into matters which were already under hearing in different courts.
“Establishment of Fast track courts for overseas Pakistanis is in its final phase”. SAPM said. He further said that the summary is with the Ministry of Law. Overseas Courts would be established once the summary is approved. SAPM Zulfikar Bukhari asked the members of the committee to ensure prompt resolution of complaints by Overseas Pakistanis. He further said that Overseas Pakisanis are the backbone of our economy.
They send huge amount of foreign exchange. Its government policy to facilitate the overseas Pakistanis in all possible ways. SAPM further asked the provinces of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhua to establish overseas commissions in their respective provinces.
“Punjab Overseas Commission is a successful model. Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkua should follow the same model”. SAPM said. The meeting was attended by the Inspector Generals and Secretary labor of all the provinces and members from Ministry of Interior and Prime Minister Delivery Unit.