Islamabad Politics Report/Moazzam Raza Tabassam: While FIA has Declared Grand Hotel Hayat Project corruption free , the National Assembly standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development eyes move on Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan and Chairman NAB to safeguard the interests of the innocent Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.
Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development was held under the Chairmanship of Mir Aamir Ali Khan Magsi, MNA today, brought under consideration the issue of Grand Hayat Hotel located at constitution Avenue, compensation to the Overseas Pakistanis who have invested in the Project and update the inquiry made by FIA.
The meeting was attended by MNA/Members Mian Imtiaz Ahmed, Sheikh Salahuddin, Ms. Suraiya Jatoi, Ms. Aliya Kamran, Ms. Sabiha Nazir, Ms. Musarat Rafique Mahesar, Ms. Shagufta Jumani, Mr. Nasir Khan, Ms. Aisha, Ms. Shakila Khalid Luqman. The senior officers from the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development also attended the meeting.
The representative of FIA informed the Committee that the project is fair and corruption free. The Committee recommended that the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan and Chairman NAB to safeguard the interests of the innocent Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.
The Committee took the serious notice of the absence of Attorney General of Pakistan from the meeting without any prior intimation.
The Committee considered the issue of pending cases of Overseas Pakistanis relating to death claims in OPF. The MD OPF assured the Committee that all pending cases have been entertained accordingly.
The Committee considered the consular protection policy formulated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in pursuance of the order of the Lahore High Court dated 14-03-2017.The Committee recommended that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs may submit protection policy and the complete detail of Pakistanis imprisoned in different countries alongwith the assistance provided to them.