The portal has been crafted with the aim of strengthening the relationship between overseas Pakistanis and missions.
"I will soon be launching the #FMPortal under #VisionFO thought leadership platform," Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi said in a tweet.
"The portal has been crafted with the aim of strengthening the relationship between our overseas Pakistanis and missions in the form of feedback, complaints & suggestions," he added.
In its pilot phase, FMPortal will be introduced to missions and diaspora in Jeddah, Dubai, Barcelona, London and New York. It will then be scaled to include all missions, Qureshi said.
"I am looking forward to personally engaging with diaspora feedback and suggestions for more efficient service and progress," he went on to say.
In April 2021, the workers’ remittances rose to an all-time monthly high of $2.8 billion, 56 percent higher than the remittances of the same month last year, according to the State Bank of Pakistan.
These remittances surpassed previous records, reaching to $24.2 billion during the first ten months of the current fiscal year, showing growth of 29 percent over the same period last year.
The Pakistani expatriate community in the UAE and Saudi Arabia were among the top contributors towards remittances.
Foreign Minister's Portal Pakistan is indigenously designed and built by National IT Board. Its CEO Shabahat Ali Shah has said this is "one of the most important platforms #FMPortal for overseas Pakistanis to be launched by @SMQureshiPTI in the next few weeks."
"The objective is to resolve all complaints right at the doorstep of our diaspora," he said in a tweet.
The State Bank of Pakistan announced on Monday that the remittances remained above $2 billion for 8th straight month as during the corresponding month, the inflow was recorded at $2.3 billion as compared to the inflow of $1.907 billion in January 2020.
The inflows came mainly from Saudi Arabia, at $6.4 billion, the United Arab Emirates, $5.1 billion.
Under the programme, a mobile application will be introduced and more remittance facilities will be extended to overseas Pakistanis besides provision of financial incentives.
Remittances from overseas Pakistanis during December 2020 rose by 16.2 per cent year-on-year to $2.436 billion, compared to $2.097b in December 2019, clocking in above $2b mark for the seventh consecutive month, according to the latest data released by the State Bank of Pakistan.
Safwan is a resident of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, who purchased the ticket 011830.
Passengers expressed their gratitude to Sharjah Airport for the seamless procedures that enabled pilgrims to speed up travel processes, locate their designated gates with ease, as well as receive quality assistance services.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, approved a new reward system for Dubai's best high school students.
Currently, with the increase in fuel prices, the taximeter starts from Dhs7 during the time between 8:00am and 10:00pm with a minimum fare of Dhs17.5, and during the time between 10:00pm and 6:00am, starts from Dhs9 with a minimum fare of Dhs19.5.