From Sardar Zulfiqar Aziz
Paris: “Almost one lakh Overseas Pakistanis from Mandi Bahauddin live all over the world, out of which 10 thousands reside only in Paris; who are contributing a lot in the development and prosperity of Pakistan”, maintained the speakers while addressing the Eid-ul-Fitr gathering organized by newly born Mandi Bahauddin Overseas Forum France the other day. A number of Eid Milan parties, gatherings are going on in Paris, the capital of France at the moment. It is pertinent to mention here that the newly established Overseas Forum had a maiden official interaction with Pakistan Journalist Forum in France. On the occasion, Chairman Mandi Bahauddin Overseas Forum Tariq Chaudhry elaborated the aims and objectives of the Forum. He said,”The main objective ofthe Forum is to solve the problems of the community on priority basis. Skilled people have been provided easy installments and interest free loans, he said, adding that in the next phase interest free loans will also be provided to farmers. Special Assistant to the Forum, Ismatullah Tarar said that the scope of the forum will be extended to the Pakistani community as a whole in the coming times. General Secretary Mandi Bahauddin Forum Abu Bakar Gondal said that the issue of taking dead bodies to Pakistan is a very serious problem on top of our priority list. Media Advisor Mandi Bahauddin Overseas Forum France Rizwan Gondal said that the annual target of the forum is to provide employment to 500 people.