Islamabad: The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development (OP&HRD) is set to begin the registrations process for expats to join the Corona Tiger Force this month, a news source reported. The registrations will begin after April 18 to enable overseas Pakistanis to help their fellow citizens stranded abroad due to the ongoing pandemic situation.
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In this regard, Special Assistants to Prime Minister (PM) Muhammad Usman Dar and Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari held a meeting. They discussed the duties to assign to the overseas corona tiger force before the initiation of the registration process.
The overseas corona tiger force will
- Collect data of unemployed Pakistani expatriates
- Provide rations among stranded Pakistanis
- Collaborate with representatives of Pakistani consulates and embassies
The OP&HRD is expected to finalise the duties for the overseas tiger force by April 18. The ministry will also be launching a web portal for starting the registration process.
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During the meeting, Bukhari also requested Usman Dar to extend support to returnees who were now jobless under the Kamyab Jawan Programme. He added that a list of such individuals would soon be forwarded to the Youth Affairs Office.