ISLAMABAD: Present Government during the last three years has spent over Rs 8.213 billion in different schemes and projects for the welfare of the Overseas Pakistanis workers.
An official source told APP here on Tuesday, he said that Rs 53.146 billion had been paid to the pensioners during the last three years.
To a question he said the government was already working to bring the reforms and upgrade the present laws of labour on the international level.
Government was committed to bring the betterment in the living standard of labourers across the country, he added. He said that no society of the world could progress without fulfilling the requirements of its workers.
He said that human resources have basic role in the socio-economic development of the every country, adding that all the possible steps would be taken for the social welfare and development of the workers.
He said that government would organize a international seminar for Overseas Pakistanis here this year to resolve the problems and encourage the expatriates.