Expatriates, an asset of country: Firdous Ashiq

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that overseas Pakistanis are an asset of the country as they are playing an important role in economic stability of the country by sending remittances worth billions of dollars every year. She said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders and workers have rendered unprecedented sacrifices for the promotion of democracy, strengthening of the institutions and for the rights of the masses. The minister expressed these views during a meeting with PPP United Arab Emirates (UAE) leader Aftab Chaudhry who called on her at Ministry of Information and presented her Janisar Benazir Gold Medal in recognition of her services for the country and the party.

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