Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib says the increase in annual remittances from eighteen billion to thirty billion dollars shows the confidence of overseas Pakistanis in the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Addressing a three-day overseas Pakistanis convention in Islamabad on Sunday, he said overseas Pakistanis have always supported Imran Khan and PTI. He said they have been a source of PTI’s funds.
The Minister of State said overseas Pakistanis played a pivotal role in making Imran Khan as Prime Minister of Pakistan.
He said the incumbent government has legislated for giving voting right to overseas Pakistanis.
Farrukh Habib said Prime Minister Imran Khan has improved image of Pakistan and increased value of green passport.
He said Imran Khan leading Pakistan with an independent foreign policy. He said Imran Khan has always raised voice for peace and against wars.
He said all initiatives by the government aims at providing relief to the poor class of the society.
In his remarks, Adviser on Overseas Pakistanis Muhammad Ayub Afridi said government will introduce E-gate system to facilitate overseas Pakistanis at the time of their arrival in Pakistan.
Addressing three-day overseas convention in Islamabad on Sunday, he said government is also taking steps to introduce online facilities in Pakistan’s embassies abroad. He said with online services overseas Pakistanis will be able to obtain visas and NICOPs without visiting the embassy.
He said Roshan Digital Account has enabled overseas Pakistanis to open their bank accounts in Pakistan.
The Adviser urged the overseas Pakistanis to invest in Pakistan and take advantage of business friendly initiatives of the government.
Speaking on the occasion, Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan said PTI government will complete its tenure and will be elected again for second term.
He said Prime Minister Imran Khan has led the nation successfully in crises like COVID-19 and poor economy.
He said in previous governments around 800 drone strikes were carried out by US in Pakistan but Imran Khan did not allow this.
The Adviser congratulated overseas Pakistanis for getting right to vote.
He said we will overcome the no-confidence movement against Prime Minister Imran Khan with the help of law and constitution.