Foreign Ministry asked to utilize its resources to improve country’s image abroad
ISLAMABAD, Jul 26 (APP): Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs,Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to utilize all its resources and manpower to improve the country’s image in the eyes of the world and resolve problems of the Pakistanis living abroad.The directives were issued in a meeting chaired by Haji Adeel Ahmed here at the parliament house.The meeting was attended by Leader of the House Jehangir Badr,Farhatullah Babar,Sehar Kamran,Syed Mustafa Kamal,Sughra Imam and Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Hyderi.The committee also said that instead of hiring buildings for embassies,buildings should be built on land allocated for embassy buildings and no payment should be made to embassies for paying rent of buildings.The committee observed that expatriates face many problems and nobody takes any step for redressal of their problems.The committee said that many Pakistanis who have completed their jail terms are still languishing in prisons in Gulf countries.