Manpower export: Pakistan hopes to ship 2 million staff overseas in subsequent two years

Manpower export: Pakistan hopes to ship 2 million staff overseas in subsequent two years

Pakistan despatched over 1.1 million staff overseas over the last three years regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic, claims Fawad Chaudhry

By Web Desk

December 02, 2021

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry: Photo: PID/file
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry: Photo: PID/file 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday claimed that Pakistan despatched over 1.1 million staff to totally different international locations for numerous job assignments over the last three years regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sharing the statistics on his Twitter account, the minister expressed the hope that greater than 2 million Pakistanis will proceed overseas for employment within the subsequent two years.

As per the stats, Saudi Arabia is the most important recipient of Pakistani staff as 56,9870 folks reached the dominion over the last three years for numerous jobs, adopted by UAE with 27,1775 Pakistani expats.

During the three-year interval, 61,423 Pakistanis had been despatched to Oman, 53,692 to Qatar, 2,464 to UK, 1,943 to China and 1,157 to the US.

In whole, Pakistan despatched 1,026,640 staff overseas within the final three years.

Pakistan beat India, Bangladesh in manpower export in 2020

According to the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis, the nation has crushed Bangladesh and India in manpower export and has emerged because the “manpower export leader” within the area by sending round 224,705 staff to totally different international locations for numerous jobs in 2020.

In a press release in July, the ministry mentioned Bangladesh despatched 217,699 staff overseas and India 94,145 for employment functions throughout the identical interval.