Dr Rashid Amjad, Director, GIDS, spoke at the Webinar along with Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance. For details, please click here.
Almost 5 million households or around 15 per cent of the total in Pakistan have a family member working abroad. These families would be seriously negatively impacted by a fall in remittances to Pakistan as would both the unemployment and poverty levels in the country. This was stated by Dr. Rashid Amjad, Director, Center on International Migration,[…]
Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism hosted a virtual panel discussion entitled, “Gulf Migration: During and Aftermath COVID 19” held on 27th May 2020. Dr. Nasra Shah, Professor, Lahore School of Economics, emphasized the need to understand and discuss the impact COVID 19 is going to have on irregular migrants. Prior to the pandemic, it is[…]