Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan emerged as the region\’s \”Manpower Export Leader,\” as roughly 224,705 people went to various nations for various job assignments in 2020. Beating out other regional players such as Bangladesh and India.
During the same period, Bangladesh sent 217,699 employees for employment purposes. While India sent 94,145, according to a tweet from the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and HR Development.
\”Despite the Pendemic, Pakistan becomes the region\’s \’Manpower Export Leader.,\’ Surpassing India and Bangladesh in manpower exports by 2020,\” it continued.
Pakistan Economic Survey
According to the Pakistan Economic Survey released last week by the government. Over 11.43 million Pakistanis have gone overseas for work in more than 50 nations.
According to the report, most Pakistani employees go to Gulf Cooperation Council nations (96%). With Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates hosting the most of them.
However, due to Covid-19, a declining trend was observe in terms of emigrants register in 2020. However, due to Covid-19, a declining trend was observe in terms of emigrants registere in 2020. Including GCC countries, it mentions, adding that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) was the main destination for Pakistan\’s workforce where more than 60% of emigrants proceed followed by UAE (24%) and Oman (4.6%).
According to the government, 136,339 persons traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2020, 53,676 to the UAE, 10,336 to Oman, and many more to other countries.
According to the report, the ministry is working to increase Pakistani personnel exports by looking into new labor markets.
\”To promote the manpower export to these countries, a comprehensive diversification strategy has developed for the top five priority countries. Including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Malaysia, Qatar, and Oman, as well as other five potential countries, including Kuwait, South Korea, Japan, Germany, and China,\” it added.