Emigration of skilled workers increases by 58 percent: Zulfiqar Bukhari

ISLAMABAD, Aug 6 (APP):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari Tuesday said the country has sent around 202,718 skilled workers abroad for various job opportunities during the first seven months of 2019.

Zulfiqar Bukhari said the emigration of skilled workforce has witnessed 58 per cent growth as compared to the same period of last year due to the prudent policies of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government.

He was speaking here at an awareness session ā€˜Employment Opportunities for Nurses in UKā€™ arranged by the Overseas Employment Corporation (OEC) in collaboration with Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC). The conference was attended by a large number of nursing staff (male/female) from across the country.