Pakistani Consular Camp at Dallas, PAAT Organises Visa Camp in Dallas.
By: Raja Zahid Akhtar Khanzada
Dallas: Pakistan American Association of Texas (PAAT) in collaboration with Consulate of Pakistan Houston arranged a Visa camp here in Dallas. There was a huge community turn out. The consulate issued visas to hundreds of Pakistani Americans and did power of attorney and attestations. The service is very important for People of Dallas and around all the way to Oklahoma. It helps avoid long travel and PAAT and Pakistan Consulate provided services at their door steps. Dr. Amer Suleiman, Dr. Javaid Ajmal, Asher Azad Ahmed and Iftikhar Saeed along with many volunteers welcome the guest and dealt with them very warmly. One of the highlight of the event was the first come; first serve principled Amer Suleman, Chairman Board of Directors told that police Officers were posted to give numbers to the guest and work was done in the exact order they came. No favoritism was done to deal with friends and family and all waited in order and things were done respectfully for all. Free copying, notary and picture service was provided and community was surprised to see that they were facilitated for everything. Dr.Javaid Ajmal Ex-President and present member Board of Director, was the liaison between the community and the consulate and made the arrangements for the counsellor visit. He said that their goal was to serve the community without any personal gains or motives. Iftikhar Saeed, General Secretary and Ashar Azad, PAAT President said they were planning many other services in healthcare and education for the community.
Dallas community was thankful to Dr. Amer Suleman, Dr. Javaid Ajmal, Ashar Azad and Iftikhar Saeed who worked hard for the Visa camp and that avoided hundreds of trips to Houston and saved the community time and money. Pakistan American Association of Texas has earned great reputation in doing services in social, health and educational field. They help all irrespective of any part affiliations and is an all-inclusive organization.