Negligence in serving expats unacceptable, PMImran tells Pakistani ambassadors

09:49 PM | 5 May, 2021
Negligence in serving expats unacceptable, PMImran tells Pakistani ambassadors
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ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan warned all Pakistani ambassadors that indifferent attitude to overseas citizens will not be tolerated.

He stated this while addressing the officials of Pakistani embassies through video link on Wednesday. The premier has directed the diplomats to give special treatment to Pakistani diaspora and resolve their problems on priority basis.

Stressing on the need to ensure complete monitoring of the complaints of overseas Pakistanis, he said embassies must work with the approach to resolve issues being faced by the Pakistani labourers abroad.

He said that the government has received numerous complaints from labour class working in foreign countries through Pakistan Citizen Portal.

He vowed that the PTI government will provide all possible assistance to our foreign missions to facilitate our people in different countries, state broadcaster reported.

Imran Khan also directed ambassadors to focus on bringing Foreign Direct Investment to Pakistan and it must be evaluated that which embassy facilitated how much FDI to Pakistan.

He said Pakistani prisoners in foreign jails need special attention and efforts should be made for their release as well.

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