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Tuition fee exempted for students of OPF schools/colleges whose parents are affected from Saudi crisis

Islamabad, August 26, 2016 (PPI-OT): In order to provide relief to the families of Pakistani workers, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation has decided to exempt tuition fee of those students studying in OPF schools/colleges whose parents are working in Saudi Oger and Saad Trading Company.

On directives of the Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Pir Syed Sadaruddin Shah Rashidi, OPF, has announced the decision regarding exemption of tuition fee in OPF educational institutions for the children of Pakistanis working in Saudi Oger and Saad Trading Company and are suffering due to stoppage of their salaries. To get benefited from fee exemption policy, the applicants would have to forward their applications through Pakistan Embassy at Saudi Arabia.

In a statement, issued here, MD, OPF, Habib-ur- Rehman Gilani said that OPF always stood by with Pakistani diaspora and their dependents. “We will never let them alone in their difficult times”, he said.

It is pertinent to mention here that on the directives of the Prime Minster of Pakistan, the Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Pir Syed Sadaruddin Shah Rashidi has recently visited Saudi Arabia to resolve the issues being faced by the Pakistani workers there.

During his visit, he met with Saudi Ministers and discussed issues and problems being faced by Pakistani workers. The Saudi high officials have assured for early resolution of problems being faced by Pakistani workers. The Federal Minister also visited camps of Pakistani workers and assured that the interests of Pakistani workers will be protected and their all legitimate dues will be paid to them.

For more information, contact:
Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF)
Shahrah-e-Jamhooriat, 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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