PR No. 139
Minister Overseas Pakistanis, Jawad Sohrab Malik meets Pakistani Community in Jeddah; Assures Government support to community members. Interacts with Saudi Employers & HRM Exec; Focuses on Developing Pakistani Workforce in KSA
Islamabad: November 19, 2023

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Mr. Jawad Sohrab Malik held a detail exchange of views with Saudi employers and Human resource management executives in Jeddah. During the meeting SAPM highlighted the importance of human resource development as per requirements of Saudi market and economy. He emphasized that the close coordination and robust exchange of ideas among stake holders of overseas employment is of critical value to ensure capitalization of the opportunities for Pakistani manpower in the market of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SAPM also held an interaction with the Pakistani community at the Consulate General of Pakistan Jeddah. Community notables and businessmen interacted with SAPM on wide range of issues including issues faced by expatriates. SAPM assured the community that the government of Pakistan is fully committed to support Pakistani community in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other countries. Mr. Malik shared the ongoing efforts being made by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis to look after the interests of overseas Pakistanis, particularly those living in the kingdom, and ensure their welfare. The event was attended by a cross-section of the Pakistani diaspora in Jeddah, including businessmen, professionals, and entrepreneurs. The SAPM’s visit to KSA is part of an effort to further strengthen manpower employment cooperation between the two countries. *-*-*-*-*