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Event Title: Senator Manzoor Ahmed Kakar Unanimously Elected Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.

Event Date: 2023-08-31

The meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development was held today here at Parliament house to elect its Chairperson under rule 175(2) of the rules of procedures and conduct of business.

Senator Manzoor Ahmed Kakar was unanimously endorsed by the committee members to assume the role of Chairman. The proposal to nominate Senator Kakar was eloquently put forth by Senator Sherry Rehman and seconded by Senator Shadat Awan.

Radiating gratitude in his acceptance address, Senator Manzoor Kakar emphasized a collaborative approach in fulfilling the committee's responsibilities. Present Senators echoed their commitment to the well-being of overseas Pakistanis and pledged unwavering support towards the resolution of their concerns.

Assuming his new position, Senator Kakar extended heartfelt gratitude to his fellow committee members, vowing to honor the trust vested in him. He recalled the footsteps of former Chairman Committee, Anwar ul Haq Kakar and pledged to continue his legacy by relentlessly advocating for solutions to the challenges faced by overseas Pakistanis.

Senators present underscored the immense value of "Overseas Pakistanis" as a vital national asset. They articulated their steadfast commitment to addressing the needs of this community and recognized its pivotal role in bolstering Pakistan's economy.

In attendance at this meeting were Senators Sherry Rehman, Rana Mahmood ul Hassan, Shahadat Awan, and Zeeshan Khanzada, all of whom reinforced their dedication to advancing the interests of overseas Pakistanis.