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OPGF and OPC ink MoU to resolve issues of overseas Pakistanis

The MOU signing ceremony held in Lahore.

Lahore: Overseas Pakistanis Global Foundation (OPGF), and Punjab Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) have joined hands to work together for the welfare of overseas community members and resolve their issues.

The MOU signing ceremony was held on January 09, 2023 in Lahore.

Shaikh Shakil Vice Chairman of OPGF, and Syed Tariq Mahmood-Ul-Hassan Vice Chairperson OPC signed the documents on behalf of their respective organizations.

OPGF has its Head Office in NeW York, while Punjab Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) office based in Lahore.

The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to confirm the relationship of cooperation between the Punjab Overseas Pakistanis Commission & OPGF for the purpose of mutually strengthening each other’s capacity and in playing their role in providing all the welfare facilities and best services to resolve the major issues facing by
Overseas Pakistanis.

OPGF will provide all the relevant complaints of Overseas Pakistanis on the behalf of Punjab Overseas Pakistanis Commission. Along with all required information and complaint registered on Web Portal of OPC.

For the avoidance of doubt, the MOU is not legally binding on either parties. Either party may terminate this MOU with upon one-month prior written notice to the other party stating its intention to withdraw from the relationship as
described in this MOU. This termination will be without any cost or expenses to either party.

The terms of the understanding may at any time be amended as needed in writing and as agreed upon by both the parties.

As per the document, available with VOSA TV, said: “The parties hereby agree not to disclose any confidential infomation of the other party to
any person, fim or enterprise, or use for its own benefits, without the written consent and approval of the other party, confidential information includes any reports, data, systems materials or other intomation of one party that the other party may have gained or acquired access to as a result of this MOU.”

However, the Foundation & Punjab Overseas Pakistanis Commission being a nonprofit and public organization can inform its shareholders about the general nature of this agreement, its benefits and services being availed in its annual report or through any other publication.

Any dispute in respect of any issue arising out of this MOU will be resolved with mutualconsultation.

If unresolved, the matter will be referred for arbitration to the Vice Chairperson Punjab Overseas Pakistanis Commission and the President of OPGF for decision.
Their decision will be final and binding and cannot be challenged in any court
of Law.

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