Tag Archives: Overseas Pakistanis

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Enraged parents of students stranded in Wuhan stage protest

02 February, 2020 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The parents of students stranded in China’s Wuhan province on Wednesday enraged during the briefing of Special Assistant for Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari and Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza. According to the reports, the enraged parents staged protest during the ceremony held at OPF Girls College. They refused to … Read More

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Federal cabinet approves appointment of OPF’s BoG

12 December, 2019 7:13 pm 7:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal cabinet meeting under the chair of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Tuesday approved the appointment of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation’s (OPF) Board of Governor (BoG). Briefing the journalists on cabinet meeting, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said that MoU Afghanistan and Anti-Narcotics agenda also … Read More

PM, ‘Pakistan Banao Certificates’, overseas Pakistanis

PM launches ‘Pakistan Banao Certificates’ for overseas Pakistanis

01 January, 2019 9:44 pm 9:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the Pakistan Banao Certificates in a ceremony here on Thursday. Addressing the ceremony, the prime minister said that the country is facing the most difficult time and facing a big deficit. He urged overseas Pakistanis to purchase the certificates and earn the profit in rupees, not … Read More

SC orders to place names of MNA Afzal Khokhar, Saiful Malook on ECL

12 December, 2018 3:12 pm 3:12 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered to place the names of MNA Afzal Khokhar and his brother Saiful Malook Khokhar on the exit control list. Hearing the land grabbing case on Saturday, he expressed his indignation at both brothers. The court also ordered both brothers to submit the details of … Read More

92 News UK celebrates first anniversary of its launch in Europe

12 December, 2018 8:00 am 8:00 am

LAHORE (92 News) – 92 News UK celebrated the first anniversary of its launch in Europe and United Kingdom on Tuesday. A ceremony in this regard was held at 92 News Head Office. The main ceremony was held on the London Bridge set of 92 News’ 360 degree virtual studios. Senior Anchors Madiha Masood and … Read More

Overseas Pakistanis will have to pay tax on extra mobile phones: Fawad Ch

12 December, 2018 11:14 am 11:14 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that overseas Pakistanis can bring mobile phones to the country and tax will only be imposed on additional mobile phones. In a tweet questioning the government’s decision to ban overseas Pakistanis from carrying cellphones to the country, Fawad Chaudhry said that the country is importing … Read More

CJP Saqib Nisar says Kashmiris gave a lot of sacrifices for dams

11 November, 2018 10:59 pm 10:59 pm

BIRMINGHAM (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said that the country was not created to violate the law. Addressing a ceremony on Saturday, he said: “Now we are aware that we have to do something for the country, not for self.” The CJP said that no one gave them Pakistan for … Read More

5000 overseas Pakistanis cast their vote in by election 2018

10 October, 2018 6:09 pm 6:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 news) – Getting first time right to vote, the overseas Pakistanis actively perform their national duty and more than 5,000 votes have been cast by the overseas Pakistanis in bye-election through I-voting system just within four hours. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had granted permission to all registered overseas Pakistanis voters to … Read More

PM Imran Khan announces to bring special package for overseas Pakistanis

10 October, 2018 3:45 pm 3:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced to bring a special package for overseas Pakistanis. During a meeting on Friday, he announced to remove the hurdles in transferring amounts through the banking channels. He said that those adopting the legal channel in transferring the amounts will be encouraged. “Through the step, money … Read More

Deadline for overseas Pakistanis’ voter registration ends today

09 September, 2018 3:27 pm 3:27 pm

ISLAMABD (92 News) – Today is the deadline for overseas Pakistanis’ voter registration. As per details, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has given deadline for overseas Pakistanis’ to get themselves registered in order to participate in the by-elections ended on Monday. Only seven thousands four hundred ten overseas Pakistani from Six lakh 27 thousand … Read More

US$2.35 million collected from overseas Pakistanis for dam fund

09 September, 2018 11:34 pm 11:34 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – As many as 2.35 million US dollars were collected from overseas Pakistanis as well Pakistanis for the dam fund during 92 News’s ‘Special Dam Fund Raising Transmission’ that continued for three hours. From Barcelona, PTI workers collected 4,100 Euros, while a Pakistani woman donated 1,100 Euros to the dam fund. Pakistani … Read More

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Overseas Pakistanis start donating to dam funds on PM’s appeal

09 September, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The overseas Pakistanis responded to the appeal of Prime Minister Imran Khan and started donating to the dams funds. PM Imran Khan urged the nation and overseas Pakistanis to contribute generously to the fund to save country from the looming water crisis. PM Imran appealed to the overseas Pakistanis to donate … Read More

PM asks overseas Pakistanis to donate US$1,000 per person for dams

09 September, 2018 6:27 pm 6:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the construction of dams is inevitable for the country. In a special message to the nation on Thursday, he said that the water issue is the biggest issue in Pakistan. “The country could face famine by 2025 if dams were not constructed,” he said. … Read More

PML-N opposes voting right to overseas Pakistanis in by-polls

09 September, 2018 3:02 pm 3:02 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) opposed the voting right to overseas Pakistanis during teh by-election. A parliamentary meeting of the PML-N held in Islamabad on Tuesday. The meeting was presided by PML-N president and former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif. The parliamentary leaders of PML-N attended the meeting. In the meeting, … Read More

SC grants right of vote to overseas Pakistanis

08 August, 2018 2:29 pm 2:29 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan has granted the right of vote to overseas Pakistanis. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar passed the order while hearing a suo motu case regarding the participation of overseas Pakistanis in the upcoming by-polls. During … Read More