Qatar, Pakistan, jobs

43,000 Pakistani workers sent to Qatar for jobs in last 3 years

Pakistan sent at least 43,000 workers to Qatar in the last three years for job opportunities in construction and different sectors, according to the government.

The figures were released by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.

According to state-owned news agency Associated Press of Pakistan, the government is committed to fulfill the 100,000 manpower quota, recently announced by Qatar, till the end of 2019.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis, Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari said “Following the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to create employment for youth in and out of the country, the Overseas Ministry is eyeing to increase the quota.

The PM’s aide reiterated resolve of accomplishing the target of sending 100,000 Pakistani to Qatar within this year.

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