The Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) government has decided to adopt Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab model to address the problems of overseas Pakistanis belonging to AJK and has requested OPC Punjab to extend cooperation for establishing an online system align to OPC Punjab to deal with the complaints of overseas Pakistanis. Secretary Industries of
Overseas Pakistani Foundation (OPF) has set up Facilitation Centre for Overseas Pakistanis (FCOP) in Jhelum to receive complaints from Overseas Pakistanis to redress their issues. An official source on Monday told APP, that FCOP Centre received 310 complaints from abroad in a year and most of the grievances were regarding revenue and Police. He said
In what appears to be a quick fix, the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has started issuance of family registration certificate (FRC) on simple A4 size paper without any special or security features.
The authority was using security paper for issuance of FRC before November 10, 2015 and afterwards the change took place.
Around 198431 complaints of overseas Pakistanis were decided in two and a half years and no complaint is pending beyond 60 days in Ombudsman Secretariat, said Federal Ombudsman Salman Faruqui.
Associated Press of Pakistan Grievance Commissioner for overseas Pakistanis Federal Ombudsman Secretariat,Hafiz Ahsaan Ahmed Kohkar on Sunday said that for the facilitation of overseas Pakistanis, focal persons in 92 foreign missions and 40 in federal departments have been appointed. Talking to APP, he said this action has been taken on 932 complaints