Monday, January 17, 2022

Romania keen to import over 500,000 workers from Pakistan: envoy


ISLAMABAD: Romanian ambassador to Pakistan Nicolae Goia here on Wednesday called on Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfikar Bukhari and said that his country wanted to import over 500,000 workers from Pakistan.

Talking to Zulfikar Bukhari, the ambassador said that Romania urgently needed over one million manpower. Giving details, the envoy said that his country needed a large number of doctors, engineers, experts and over  40,000 drivers.

Nicolae Goia said that Romania was creating attractive job opportunities for Pakistanis. He briefed Zulfikar Bukhari of the recent developments that have taken place in Romania and the scenario that was going to shape up post-Brexit.

During the meeting, Zulfikar Bukhari said that Pakistani manpower was very talented and assured that the government would take measures to send maximum work force to Romania. He said that the government was focusing on skilled labour.

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Earlier, Consul General of Qatar in Karachi Mishal M. Al Ansari, here on January 31, had said that his country would recruit 100,000 Pakistan citizens by issuing work visa in all sectors.

Speaking to media during his visit to Matiari district in Sindh, he had told that Qatar had already opened its visa centers in Karachi and Islamabad to facilitate Pakistani workers and professionals.

“We are working to boost bilateral relations between the two countries and looking forward to take advantage of Pakistan’s offers,” he had continued.



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