OPF to establish five vocational training centres in provinces

NationalOPF to establish five vocational training centres in provinces

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Overseas Pakistan Foundation (OPF) has planned to establish five vocational training centres each in Swat, Southern Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) to provide better and quality training to unemployed youth, especially children of Overseas Pakistanis.

Under its educational projects, the foundation would construct two hostels each at OPF Boys College, Islamabad and OPF Public School, Quetta and two school buildings each at Mirpur (AJK) and Dadu, said an official source while talking to the state-run news agency.

To facilitate the OPs, the foundation has started process for development of OPF Housing Scheme Phase-II at Raiwind Road, Lahore and also initiated the planning for housing scheme at Kuri Road, Zone-IV, Islamabad through joint venture with Capital Development Authority (CDA).

A proposal for establishment of new housing schemes in various cities of OPs concentrated areas is also under consideration, the source revealed.

The OPF has also planned to construct 200 country homes and six apartment blocks in OPF Housing Scheme Zone-V, Islamabad.

The source informed that the life insurance coverage for Ops will also be increased by State Life Insurance Company (SLIC) while efforts are also on cards to provide free health facilities to families of OPs and increasing number of seats for their children in private and public schools.

A centre would also be established for re-induction of returning emigrants, supporting them in business, employment and placement, the source added.

A policy proposal would also be prepared for establishing separate Ombudsman office for OPs to resolve their issues.

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