ISLAMABAD: The Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) -attached department of Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development- has decided to hold a convention of overseas Pakistanis here in 2017. This was stated by Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Federal Minister Pir Syed Saddarudin Shah Rashadi in the meeting of OPF, Board of Governors (BOG) here on Thursday. He said that the main purpose of this convention is to address concerns of Pakistani expatriates and to attract them to invest in Pakistan. Prominent members of the Pakistani diaspora including businessmen, philanthropists, professionals and Pakistani investors will be invited from all over the world to participate in the convention. Rashadi said Pakistani expatriates are playing a vital role in improving the economy.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 12th, 2016.