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Event Title: Overseas Pakistanis play Pivotal Role in development and prosperity of the country: Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani

Event Date: 2018-04-03

Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that overseas Pakistanis play pivotal role in national development and prosperity. He said that Pakistan takes pride in all its overseas nationals who not only send foreign exchange amounting to billions of rupees but also act as its ambassador contributing towards image building of the country abroad.

While addressing Pakistani community in Saudi Arabia he said that Hijaz-e- Muqadas is the religious and spiritual centre of Muslim Ummah and every Muslim feels spiritual elevation on visit to Holy Cities of Makkah and Madina. 

Sadiq Sanjrani said that the state of Pakistan also makes all out efforts to resolve the problems of overseas Pakistanis and create reasonable facilities for their families in Pakistan Similarly Senate’s Committee on Overseas Pakistanis has not only reviewed their problems but has also given meaningful recommendations. He appreciated the decision of increasing staff members at the Pakistani Embassy in Saudi Arabia to address the problems of the increasing diaspora. He observed that Pakistanis living in Saudi Arabia are ambassadors of Pakistan and their contribution in progress of Saudi Arabia is too big to be neglected.

Chairman Senate made it clear that the historic and unique relationship between the two states and peoples has strength and resolve which is not common in relationship with other countries. Saudia Arabia has helped Pakistan in every hour of need and this relationship has its roots in the deep rooted religious and spiritual commonness.

Sadiq Sanjrani observed that the state of Saudi Arabia has always provided all possible facilitation possible for pilgrims and has been there in the face of any national calamity which occurs in any part of the Muslim world.