Talk on Roshan Digital Account benefits held

Staff Reporter BOL News

20th Oct, 2021. 03:47 pm

KARACHI: The Consulate General of Pakistan in New York hosted a talk on “Roshan Digital Accounts: Benefits for NRPs”, a statement said on Wednesday.

The panellists included Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin; State Bank of Pakistan Governor Dr Reza Baqir; Institute of Business Administration Karachi executive director Dr S Akbar Zaidi; Karachi and State Bank of Pakistan deputy governor Dr Murtaza Syed.

Dr Syed spoke about the Roshan Digital Account initiative started by the Pakistan government and encouraged expats to take advantage of the scheme.

Dr Zaidi highlighted the state of Pakistan’s economy and showed how the Pakistani diaspora had advantages, which Pakistanis in Pakistan did not share.

Dr Baqir shared the philosophy behind the RDA Scheme and shared the key milestones in its journey so far.

Tarin explained various reforms that the present government is doing to ensure that Pakistan’s economy develops and expands at a steady rate.

The event was attended by a large number of IBA alumni, prominent citizens based in NYC, staff and the media.

A question and answer session also took place after the speeches.

The event concluded with Consul General of Pakistan in New York Ayesha Ali thanking the guests for their participation.

She also thanked Dr Zaidi for his presence and appreciated the attendance of the large number of IBA alumni.