SAPM Jawad Sohrab Malik lays Foundation Stone of New Academic Block of OPF School at Rawalpindi.

In a significant development, Mr. Jawad Sohrab Malik, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OP&HRD), reiterated the Government of Pakistan's unwavering commitment to providing quality education to the children of overseas Pakistanis. Speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a new Academic Block at OPF Girls Higher Secondary School, Rawalpindi, the SAPM emphasized that this initiative reflects the government's dedication to meeting the educational needs of both the overseas community and the general public.

At present, 710 students including 279 children of Overseas Pakistanis are enrolled in the said school. New Academic Block will be constructed on an area of 21057 Sqr. Ft to accommodate around 300 more students. The proposed construction work of new academic block will be completed with an estimated cost of Rs.99.93 million. The new academic block includes Class Rooms, Day Care, Conference Room, Art Studio, Medical Room and Cafeteria.

Highlighting the alignment with the Prime Minister's vision, Mr. Malik underscored the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development's relentless efforts to extend maximum facilities and assistance to Pakistani expatriates, not only domestically but globally. Recognizing the invaluable contributions of overseas Pakistanis to the national economy, he affirmed the government's commitment to exploring all avenues to facilitate them comprehensively.

The SAPM expressed optimism regarding the pivotal role overseas Pakistanis can play in national development, leveraging their knowledge, expertise, and global exposure for the betterment of the country. He commended the management of OPF for the successful launch of the new academic block at OPF Girls Higher Secondary School, Rawalpindi, underscoring the importance of such initiatives in fostering educational growth