ISLAMABAD (APP) – A total of 727,201 Pakistani workers have entered Middle-Eastern countries during the year 2015-16 so far (July-March) in search of employment.

An official of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development told APP that the demand received from the Middle East countries for this year was of 650,815.

He added that 814,703 Pakistani workers had entered the Middle East in 2014-15 against a demand of 547,006 workers.