Issues faced by migrants discussed

Published in Dawn, December 13, 2019 LAHORE: In collaboration with the provincial labour and human resource department and Punjab University’s social welfare department, the Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) organised a conference on “Migration from Pakistan: Facts, Challenges and Avenues” to mark this year’s International Migrants Day. The conference was held at the Environmental Law Centre, University Law […]

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15 candidates of Pakistani descent elected to UK parliament

By: Atika Rehman Published in Dawn, December 14, 2019 LONDON: A record number of British-Pakistanis are set to become Members of Parliament (MPs) after achieving success in their respective constituencies during the United Kingdom’s general election which witnessed a dramatic victory for the Boris Johnson-led Conservative party. Although the Labour party performed poorly overall, with only 203[…]

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Remittances soar 9.35% to $1.8b in November

By: Salman Siddiqui Published in The Express Tribune, December 11, 2019 KARACHI:  Overseas Pakistani workers sent 9.35% higher remittances at $1.81 billion in November 2019, which helped improve the country’s capacity to make import payments and foreign debt repayment. The remittances stood at $1.66 billion in the same month of the previous year, the State Bank of[…]