ISLAMABAD, (Parliament Times) : Advisor to the Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Muhammad Ayub Afridi said that under the able and dynamic leadership of Prime Minister of Pakistan, overseas Pakistanis will get their due role in national life and their knowledge, expertise and their exposure will be utilized for nation building.
While addressing students, teachers and other guests at Oath taking of students council and prize distribution ceremony at OPF Girls College, F-8/2, Islamabad, the Advisor said that every nation needs to nurture its children in a conducive environment and develop them with the best available resources. In this regard, providing quality education to children of overseas Pakistanis is one of the topmost priorities of the present government. He said that establishment of OPF educational institutions is aimed to cater educational needs of children of overseas Pakistanis.
The Advisor said that we are trying our level best to come up to the expectations of Prime Minister of Pakistan and all efforts are being made to facilitate overseas Pakistanis in all walks of life and we will leave no stone unturned to provide services and support to overseas Pakistanis. He said that OPF is playing a significant role in providing quality education to the children of overseas Pakistanis and general public throughout Pakistan. Especially, OPF Girls College Islamabad is doing exemplary work in female education and has achieved recognition as a distinguished institution.
Afridi said that in line with the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development is striving hard to extend maximum facilities and assistance to Pakistani expatriates residing across the world. Due to the keen interest of the present government in the betterment and wellbeing of overseas Pakistanis, the environment for taking courageous steps to bring overseas Pakistanis into the mainstream has never been more conducive.
Earlier, the Advisor took oath from newly elected members of Students Council and distributed prizes among the position holders.