Overseas Ministry helps recover Rs567.48 million expatriates’ dues

ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (APP):The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OPHRD), during the first year of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, helped a large number of Pakistani expatriates in getting their dues clear from foreign employers.

The OPHRD Ministry made recoveries of Rs567.48 million for overseas Pakistanis from their employers abroad, one-year performance report shared by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development said.

Adopting zero tolerance policy against fraudulent elements, the Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (EOBE) tightened enforcements and cancelled licenses of 16 overseas employment promoters (OEPs), besides suspending the operation of 36 others.