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Pakistan and Korea agree to collaborate for provision of job opportunities to returnee Pakistani workers

Islamabad, March 16, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Pir Syed Sadaruddin Shah Rashidi said that the government of Pakistan gives top priority to provide all possible services to our migrant workers and Pakistani community living in different parts of the world. The Federal Minister expressed these views while talking to Mr. Mr. Seo Jeong Jae, Director General, Embassy of Korea, who called on the Federal Minister at his office on Thursday. The Federal Minister directed the OPF to hold consultation with the Korean Embassy officials to collaborate in providing jobs to returnee workers from Korea and other countries.

It was discussed in the meeting that the government of Korea will continue receiving trained labour forces from Pakistan to work in different industries in Korea. Mr. Seo appreciated the government of Pakistan for being a long standing partner with Korea in the economic development of Korea. He informed the Federal Minister that the government of Korea is ready to provide jobs to returnee workers from Korea. He said that many Korean companies working in Pakistan will be contacted to accommodate the returnee workers in those companies.

The Managing Director, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation, Habib ur Rehman Gilani said that the OPF is about to launch a project for reintegration of returnee workers in Pakistan. He informed that the OPF will assist workers in finding jobs in Pakistan. The Federal Minister also thanked the Director General, Embassy of Korea, Mr. Seo for relying on Pakistani labour to work in Korea.

For more information, contact:
Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF)
Shahrah-e-Jamhuriat, Sector G-5/2,
Post Box No. 1470, Islamabad, Pakistan
UAN: +92-51-111-040-040
Tel: +92-51-9203267, 9048320
Fax: +92-51-9224335, 9211613
E-mail: info@opf.org.pk
Website: www.opf.org.pk

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