Pakistan Embassy and Consulate in the UAE will remain closed on Tuesday (March 23) on account of the Pakistan Resolution Day.
The SBP said the accounts have been opened by overseas Pakistanis from over 100 countries, indicating the increasing reach of the RDA and helping the government and the central bank improve the external account of the country.
The impressive ceremony kicked off with the fly past of the PAF and Navy fighter jets, led by Air Chief Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu, which saluted the president. F-16, JF 17, Mirage, AWACs, P-3C Orion and ATR aircraft formation participated in the fly past.
Under the new guidelines, security clearance would not be required for those seeking a short-term medical visa or an individual work visa. Applicants applying for the 'visa in your inbox' category would be able to apply online and would receive authorisation on email.
The organisers also bid farewell to Saima Naqvi, Bazm-E-Urdu coordinator, as she is returning back to Pakistan after spending many years in the UAE.
Pakistan will stop issuing manual visas from next month and has asked non-resident Pakistanis and others interested in travelling to the country to apply online for electronic or e-visas.
A large number of community members from different segments of life and residents from Sharjah, Dubai and Ajman have attended the first ever ‘open session’ to address their problems from passport renewals to others.
Hundreds of desperate community members have reached Pakistan Consulate in Dubai on Monday to get first-hand information on getting tickets to reach home.
Out of 561 in total, the Pakistan Consulate in Dubai and Northern Emirates has managed the entry of 23 passengers into the UAE. The remaining passengers who were unable to produce the documents on the new travel advisory have been sent back. However, 152 are still at the airport whose repatriation is being arranged in various flights by tonight
The repatriation of stranded Pakistanis has been going on as many such community members are visiting daily to seek help from the officials. A majority of Pakistanis have lost their jobs in the UAE due to the coronavirus and are waiting for help.