Pakistan to offer permanent residency scheme to attract foreign investment

A Federal Minister said that one of the purposes of opening the PR programme was to attract rich Afghans

Pakistan has decided to offer a permanent residency scheme for foreign nationals, including Sikhs living in the US and Canada, Afghans and Chinese, to attract investment and boost country’s economy and national growth, it emerged on Saturday.

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry through an overnight tweet announced that the new scheme was in line with the new National Security Policy, which was formally launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday.

“In line with new National Security Policy, through which Pakistan declared geo-economics as the core of its national security doctrine, the government has decided to allow permanent residency scheme for foreign nationals, the new policy allows foreigners to get permanent resident status in lieu of investment,” the tweet said.


Leave a Reply