UAE to prefer Pakistanis for jobs once Covid-19 subsides: Zulfi Bukhari

Zulfi Bukhari UAE

Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfi Bukhari has said that once the coronavirus pandemic subsides UAE will provide more job opportunities to Pakistani citizens as UAE will give Pakistan preference. 

A statement by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis said that UAE representatives gave full assurance regarding this matter to Zulfiqar Bukhari.

SAPM on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari also revealed in a tweet that out of 1,200 Pakistani prisoners only 121 left in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

He also praised Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation Nasser bin Thani for all his assistance in easing the hardships Pakistan is facing in UAE.

Zulfi Bukhari says only few prisoners left in UAE

Special Assistant Bukhari said, “A part of our humanitarian efforts during COVID-19 was release and repatriation of 1,200 prisoners from UAE, with 121 now left in prisons in Abu Dhabi,”. 

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Syed Zulfi Bukhari also shown gratitude towards UAE government on behalf of Pakistan. The Prime Ministers aide was also thankful to the Interior Minister Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Ambassador of United Arab Emirates in Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi. 

Syed Zulfiqar Bukhari further said that UAE Officials and Pakistan Government both will safeguard the civil rights of every Pakistani employed in the Gulf country. 

In a visit by Special Assistant of Overseas to Dubai, Zulfiqar Bukhari also attended a meeting with the business community. Bukhari appreciated the Pakistani diplomats for providing aid for the banished citizens who were stranded in UAE since the pandemic started. 

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