Overseas Pakistanis to be facilitated by Sehat Insaf Card

ISLAMABAD, Aug 10 (APP):The government of Pakistan would provide a premium of Rs 2000 per month from October 15 under Sehat Insaf Card facility to Overseas Pakistanis and their families during their first year of stay abroad.

This was informed by Special Advisors (SAPMs) to Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza and Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfiaqar Bukhari in a press briefing here on Saturday.

Zulfi Bukhari said that under a joint venture of ministries for Health and Overseas Pakistanis, this facility would provide premium of Rs 2000 per month and Rs 7,20,000/ have been fixed annually which would be spent on the health of families of laborers working abroad.

To a question he said that those who were visiting abroad first time, their expenses would be shared by Health and Overseas ministries for first year of their stay.