PM Khan praises overseas Pakistanis for high remittances

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday cherished overseas Pakistani workers for sending more remittances through banking channels.


“Remittances for the past fiscal year came in much higher at 9.7 percent annual growth and totaled $21.8 billion for the year,” the Premier said in a tweet.

The Premier thanked the overseas workers for the remittances, which he said were much higher than the previous year when they grew only 2.9 per cent.

Overseas Pakistanis remitted $21,841.50 million during the fiscal year 2018-19, showing a growth of 9.68 percent compared with $19,913.55mn during the same period in the previous year, according to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).


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