Overseas Pakistani gets back possession of land


LAHORE: A UK based Pakistani expatriate has received possession of his land back worth Rs 7 million, due to the intervention of Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab.

OPC Director General Syed Javed Iqbal Bokhari, informed that Muhammad Ayub, settled in West Sussex, UK, filed a complaint that he had bought land in Wani, Rawalpindi in 2007, but later the previous owner resold the property to someone else, who, after demolishing the boundary wall had occupied the land.

OPC DG told that this complaint was sent to District Overseas Pakistanis Committee (DOPC) Rawalpindi. The members of the DOPC made hectic efforts and got the said land vacated from the illegal occupants, which was handed over to its rightful owner. Syed Javed Iqbal Bokhari further said that OPC is playing an active role to settle the issues faced by expatriate Pakistanis.