OPC recovers 13 properties worth Rs 70 mln

LAHORE: Owing to efforts by Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab, as many as 13 properties of expatriate Pakistanis, worth Rs 70 million have been got retrieved from illegal occupants during the last week.

Commissioner OPC Afzaal Bhatti informed this while presiding over a departmental meeting. Director General Syed Javed Iqbal Bokhari and other senior officers attended the meeting, says a press release issued here on Wednesday.

He said that properties situated in Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Sialkot and Chiniot Districts were under illegal occupation. The OPC with the help of relevant District Overseas Pakistanis Committees (DOPCs) got the said properties vacated and handed over to their owners.

He further said the OPC was a flagship initiative of the visionary Chief Minister Punjab and was one window operation for the resolution of complaints of Overseas Pakistanis.