Public information

Welcome to the public information section covering the ILO’s activities in Pakistan. This page serves as a gateway to a wide range of background material. For more information please contact the ILO Country Office for Pakistan at Tel: +92 51 2276456-8, Fax: +92 51 2279181 or email.

Press Releases

  1. 3.6 million jobs may have been affected by the floods in Pakistan

    28 September 2022

    2.36 to 3.6 million jobs may have been lost and/or disrupted as a result of the worst ever floods in the history of Pakistan that devastated more than 84 districts of Pakistan, the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and HRD briefed the media on initial estimates calculated by the ILO.

  2. Workers and Employers in Korangi Creek Industrial Park (Special Economic Zone) covered under labour laws

    23 September 2022

    Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development organized an awareness raising seminar in Karachi to inform workers and employers on their rights and obligations under labour laws applicable in Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

  3. Workers and Employers in Karachi Export Processing Zone are protected by labour laws

    22 September 2022

    Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development organized an awareness raising seminar in Karachi to inform workers and employers on their rights and obligations under labour laws applicable in Export Processing Zones (EPZs).

  4. Pakistan considers ratifying two ILO fundamental conventions on Occupational Safety and Health

    21 September 2022

    Pakistan, paving the way towards ratification of two ILO fundamental Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) conventions, reviews its own policies and discusses the new ILO OSH conventions.