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Government of Punjab trying to resolve the problems of overseas Pakistanis at the fast track

DHQ Hospital Jhelum, Tehsil & District Jhelum

After assuming the charge of District Coordination Officer, Zulfiqar Ahmad Ghuman has chalked out a plan to make District Jhelum 100% literate. Availability of 100 % free medicines will be ensured in Emergencies of all Health facilities at DHQ/THQs & RHCs.Traffic Plan is being implemented in City, Provision of Sports facilities on priority basis, Parks being established for recreational of general public. Computerization of Revenue Record is at the stage of completion.

On the directives of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, revolutionary steps are being taken to redress grievances of overseas Pakistanis on priority basis. A commission has been constituted and the CM himself supervise the working of the commission. Punjab Chief Secretary, IG Police and other officers have been included in the commission. These views were expressed by DCO Jhelum, Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghuman.

During the meeting with Iftikhar Hussain Shah former President Panjtan Society Victoria Australia and his Brother Iqrar Shah President PMLN Holland, DCO Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghuman said that CM Punjab is taking keen interest to solve the problems of overseas Pakistanis and he had held overseas convention in his previous tenure in which a large number of overseas Pakistanis had participated. Meeting was successful and DCO Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghuman appointed Mr. Iftikhar as a honorary representative for Australia. Now Pakistani living in Australia can contact Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah who will forward individual demands and complain to the Overseas Pakistanis District Coordination Officer’s office in Jhelum to resolve the problems.

Keeping in view the services which are being rendered by Overseas Pakistanis, District Govt. Jhelum has decided to launch a special cell for speedy redressed of all the genuine complaints of Overseas Pakistanis relating to District Jhelum within 48 hours. All Pakistanis who are living Australia may lodge their complaints pertaining to all government departments (Federal/Provincial/ District ) of District Jhelum on following contact detail.

Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah, Melbourne Victoria
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DCO Jhelum said the Facilitation Centre for Overseas Pakistanis established in the District Coordination Officer’s office in Jhelum is a system to resolve the problems of overseas Pakistanis at the fast track. Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghuman said that this Facilitation Centre for Overseas Pakistanis in Jhelum is a model and centres of this style will be established at the district level across the province of Punjab so that overseas Pakistanis could be encouraged to make investments in their motherland and their problems could be resolved at the fast track.

While giving briefing, DCO Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghuman informed that Ch. Wajid Hussain and his team working hard for solve public problems. Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghuman said that the facilitation centre was inaugurated in May 2014 and it received 106 complaints from overseas Pakistanis till December last year. He said 101 of 106 complaints have been resolved and remaining will also be finalised soon.

Iqrar Shah, DCO Jhelum Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghuman and Iftikhar Shah

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