ISLAMABAD – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfikar Bukhari has said that South Korea has decided to increase the workers’ quota for Pakistan by 11 per cent, the radio Pakistan reports on Thursday.

Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea to Pakistan, Kwak Sung-Kyu, called on Zulfikar Bukhari and informed him that his country has increased the quota for Pakistani workers.

The Ambassador said that the South Korean government recognizes Pakistan’s need to export more manpower and the recent increase in the workers’ quota for Pakistan is a positive gesture.

He also admired the Pakistani workers employed in South Korea for their language proficiency, integrity and diligence.

Both the dignitaries talked about possibilities to enhance the workers’ quota further amid the new drive of the incumbent government to send skilled workers abroad.

Both the dignitaries vowed to create a special cordial relationship between the two countries in order to further facilitate the Pakistani expats in South Korea.