According to a statement from Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis, Syed Zulfiqar Abbass Bukhari, Pakistani laborers would avail new job opportunities in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
According to him, many countries offered employment to Pakistanis in the recent past due to the active foreign policy of the current government.
Economic activities around the world are weakened due to the emergence of COVID-19.
In response to a question about the ban on UAE visas for Pakistanis, Zulfiqar said that there was no restriction of visas, Dubai was undergoing in a scrutiny process.
We should understand the problems of the people of U.A.E, who were also facing the challenges that emerged due to coronavirus,
According to the source, he also added that virtual labors were reduced in UAE, and it is expected that new jobs would be available for the labor community of Pakistan.
He further said that the government has sent over 900,000 Pakistanis to many countries for jobs. Only in November, some 1,600 Pakistanis went to UAE for work purposes.
However, on the other hand, the foreign ministry did not say anything about the ban on visas for UAE when they recently met the UAE minister.