Talks continue to find honourable livelihoods abroad workers: Turi

KURRAM (APP): Federal Minister for Labour, Human Resources and Overseas Pakistanis, Sajid Hussain Turi has said that 664000 workers have already been sent to different countries for employment and one million more are in the pipeline.
Addressing a function at the Governor Cottage Parachinar, district Kurram, the minister said that successful negotiations with different countries continue to find honourable livelihoods for skilled workers.
Deputy Commissioner Kurram, Wasil Khan Khattak and District Police Officer, Abdul Samad Khan, noted tribal elders from across the district were present on the occasion.
Tehsil Chairman, Allama Muzamil Hussain, Maulana Shah Nawaz, Maulana Munir Hussain and others also addressed the function.
The federal minister said that negotiations for the resolution of the problems of the deported workers from the United Arab Emirates are also being held.
He added that besides the construction of a best quality road for access to the Central Asian States, a railway track is also being laid adding that for this purpose, a business hub would also be constructed at Tal, district Hangu.
Sajid Hussain Turi said that NADRA offices are also being established at Bagun, Alizai and Doggar while another Centre is established at Sameer and Upper Kurram of the district.
He said that besides cash assistance, students would also be provided scholarships under Benazir Income Support Programme.
He also stressed to take interest in the national census, saying basic amenities to the people would be provided to them on the basis of it.
The federal minister further said that four new hospitals would also be established in the tribal district Kurram.