Zulfi Bukhari urges overseas Pakistanis to protest outside Indian Consulates on Aug 15


ISLAMABAD, August 10 (DNA): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Development Zulfiqar Bukhari has on Saturday appealed to the overseas Pakistanis to stage protests outside Indian Consulates on August 15 – India’s Independence Day – wherever
they are across the world.Zulfi Bukhari held a press conference along with Special Assistant for National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza and announced to spend August 14in solidarity with the Kashmiris.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders said that the government has
decided to issue health card in 43 districts, and to provide free
medical facilities to all citizens.

Dr Zafar Mirza told that membership of the health scheme can be acquired
by paying premium, and the health card will cover the treatment of all

Zulfi Bukhari said Prime Minister Imran Khan considers overseas
Pakistanis as special individuals as they leave their families to earn
livelihood, and the government is taking measures for them.

Addressing on the occasion, Special Assistant for Health Services Dr.
Zafar Mirza has said that the government has decided to provide health
insurance to the families of the new overseas protected labour from
October 15 this year across the country.

Dr. Zafar Mirza said that the overseas Pakistanis, who have already been
living abroad, can also become its part by paying premium. He said all
the diseases for which a patient needs to be admitted to a hospital will
be treated under this health cover with the expenditures up to 720,000
in a year.

Updating media persons about the PTI government’s Sehat Sahulat Program,
Dr. Zafar Mirza said the facility of Sehat Insaf Card has been provided
to the needy in forty-three districts of the country.

Syed Zulfikar Bukhari said Independence Day is being observed as Kashmir
Solidarity Day and August 15 as Black Day to express solidarity with
Kashmiris in Occupied Kashmir.

He said he himself will participate in protest demonstration in front of
Indian High Commission in London.