by: Sohail Iqbal Bhatti/GTv News:
Federal cabinet has approved to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Greece on migration and mobility under which it has possible for Pakistanis to legally reside in the Greece for five years.
As per details, great news for Pakistanis going to Greece, it has become possible to legally reside in Greece for up to five years as the issue of issuing 5-year residence visas to Pakistanis has been settled between Greece and Pakistan.
According to sources, the Federal Cabinet has approved the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis to sign an agreement with Greece under which Thousands of Pakistanis will be given 5-year residence visas for employment in various fields in Greece
As per the agreement, Pakistanis living illegally in Greece will also be able to get a residence visa for 5 years as Greece and Pakistan decided to sign an agreement to end human trafficking and illegal settlements.
A 5-year residence visa will be issued upon obtaining an employment contract from any Greek company.
Greece has provided employment to Pakistanis in various sectors including transport, information technology, health, education and agriculture.
Initially, the residence visa agreement will be effective for 5 years, the agreement will be extended by mutual consultation.
Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Law have issued NOC for agreement with Greece.