Pakistan: Govt. enforces employment code, blacklists recruiters for exploitative labour practices

Author: Khaleej Times (UAE), Published on: 18 July 2019

"12 foreign recruitment firms barred from hiring Pakistani workers", 8 Jul 2019

Pakistan's Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (BEOE) has barred twelve foreign recruiting firms from hiring Pakistani workforce due to non-compliance of employment code... not ensuring the promised jobs, timely and agreed salaries, besides issuance of fake visas... six recruitment agencies from Azerbaijan and three from Iraq and Oman, each, had been barred from recruiting Pakistani manpower after thorough examination of complaints... The blacklisted firms included Shah International F/S LLC, Nazar Motors LLC, Lardak LLC, Ay Si Vi LLC, Arkuita LLC, Citizen Munawwar Latifi, Shirka Ardh Al-Muheet, Shirka Amwaj Ul-Bahar, Shirka Seeufue Ul-Badar, Catalyst Contract Trading Company Fourth Union Reconstruction LLC and Dar Ul Riyan International LLC - three Pakistan-based agencies including Ulfta Enterprises, Faith International operating in Rawalpindi and Al Wasio International, Lahore were also not allowed to run their businesses.

[We attempted to invite the above-mentioned companies to respond to the blacklist but were unable to find contact information.]

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