Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment, Government of Pakistan
Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (BEOE) Is a Pakistani government bureau, to regulate overseas employment. It was created on 1 October 1971 by the amalgamation of three federal government departments:- National Manpower Council, Protectorate of Emigrants and Directorate of Seamen’s Welfare. The Bureau started functioning under the Emigration Act of 1922 and Rules (1959) which were subsequently replaced by the Emigration Ordinance 1979 XVIII and Rules made thereunder. The Bureau has evolved a systematic emigration policy under the emigration laws.
The Bureau is a regulatory body/authority controls, regulates, facilitates and monitors the emigration process conducted by the Overseas Employment Promoters (OEPs), in the private sector which are more or less 2500, besides direct employment by which mode the individual procures foreign employment either through his own efforts or relatives and friends serving abroad.