4th Round of Pakistan-Finland Bilateral Political Consultation

The 4th round of Bilateral Political Consultation between Pakistan and Finland was held in Islamabad today. Additional Secretary (Europe) Zaheer A. Janjua led the Pakistani delegation, while the Finnish delegation was headed by Under-Secretary of State Ambassador Anne Sipilainen, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two sides reviewed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and identified […]

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Prevention of Smuggling of Migrants Act 2018

The Government of Pakistan as part of its zero tolerance policy towards illegal migration has passed an act by the Parliament titled “Prevention of Smuggling of Migrants Act 2018”.   The objectives of the Migrant Act 2018 are i) Preventing / Combating Smuggling of Migrants ii) Promotion & facilitation of National & International Cooperation iii) […]

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Voting for Overseas Pakistanis

  The Election Commission of Pakistan has started working on the registration of Overseas Pakistanis to allow them to vote. This will be under process up till the 15th of September, 2018. The election commission has published videos (a compilation of which can be seen below) to inform Overseas Pakistanis on how to register & […]

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Investment Facilitation Centre

OPF has established Investment Facilitation Centre (IFC) for Pakistani Diaspora which is mandated to provide information on investment opportunities available in Pakistan. To act as centralized portal, all related information on investment opportunities, specialized government policies in industrial, IT, Textile, Petroleum Sector, etc are available on OPF website (www.opf.org.pk)   To read the letter from […]

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Admissions for Foreign Students for the Session 2018-19

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has informed that a limited number of seats are available for admissions in Public Sector Universities/Institutions of Pakistan in the disciplines of Medicine (MBBS), Dentistry (BDS) for foreign nationals as well as Pakistan Origin dual nationality holders for the Academic Session 2018-19 under Self Scheme (SFS). Please click here to […]

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Tax Amnesty for Undeclared Domestic Assets and Income and Foreign Assets

Government of Pakistan has announced two tax amnesty schemes, namely, Voluntary Declaration of Domestic Assets Act 2018 for undisclosed income and domesetic assets and Foreign Assets (Declaration and Repatriation) Act, 2018 for undisclosed foreign assets. The deadline for availing this opportunity is June 30th, 2018. All the relevant information and procedures for availing the said […]

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