Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Friday said that in line with the National Security Policy, the government has decided to allow permanent residency scheme for foreign nationals and linked it with their investment in the real estate sector.
In a tweet, he said that the new policy allows foreigners to get permanent resident status in lieu of investment in Pakistan.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Imran Khan had unveiled a public version of the National Security Policy, saying that an inclusive development is inevitable for national security.
The policy was approved by the federal cabinet on December 28 after getting nod of the National Security Committee.
Addressing the launching ceremony of the public version of the otherwise secret document, the prime minister had said: “Inclusive growth means not only to uplift the poor people but also the neglected areas… (In such case) every common man becomes a stakeholder to protect the state… The biggest security is when people stand behind state for its protection.”
National Assembly speaker, federal ministers, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee chairman, all services chiefs, diplomats, and senior civil and military officers had attended the launching ceremony.
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