KARACHI: Pakistanis applying to Britain were assured of help by the Deputy High Commissioner of UK on Wednesday.
The deputy high commissioner, Robert Gibson, at Karachi, told Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah that he would inform officials at the commission of the visa problem and try and make the process easier for the applicants. Gibson called on the chief minister at CM House on Wednesday. The meeting was held to discuss development programmes going on in the province and British cooperation.
The chief minister briefed the commissioner on progress in the health, education, energy, agricultural and industrial sectors. The Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Youth Development Programme has provided training to hundreds of unemployed youth in Sindh. Several acres of land were also distributed to landless agricultural workers under the programme, he told Gibson.
Published in the Express Tribune, May 27th, 2010.