The interior ministry will be restoring Pakistan Origin Card (POC) for spouses of overseas Pakistanis, said Ahsan Iqbal in his tweet.

“I have approved restoration of Pakistan Origin Card (POC) for spouses of Pakistani nationals,” Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal announced on Twitter.

According to Nadra, the POC program includes: Visa-free entry into Pakistan, indefinite stay in Pakistan, exemption from foreigner registration requirements, permission to purchase and sell property, and right to open and operate bank accounts.