Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Pir Sadruddin Shah Rashdi has informed the National Assembly that Saudi Arabia has given three months to Pakistani labours to get themselves legalized.
Replying to a Calling Attention notice moved by Sheikh Rashid Ahmed regarding problems of Overseas Pakistanis relating to work permit and visa in Saudi Arabia‚ the Minister said that Saudi labour laws are very strict and we cannot fight their laws.
He said that Pakistan Ambassador is in touch with Saudi Interior Minister and our foreign ministry would extend all out support to Pakistani labourers.
The minister said that Pakistani labours sent through overseas promoters are also registered with the Pakistani mission.