Pakistan witnesses an increase of 26 percent in remittances, says PM Khan
Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that remittances have so far witnessed an increase of twenty-six percent during this financial year.
Taking to Twitter, PM Khan appreciated the overseas Pakistanis for sending remittances and breaking all records. He applauded that their love and commitment for Pakistan are unparalleled.
“Pakistanis sent over two billion dollars for tenth straight months despite Covid-19, breaking all records,” he tweeted.
The love & commitment of Overseas Pakistanis to Pakistan is unparalleled. You sent over $2bn for 10 straight mths despite Covid, breaking all records. Your remittances rose to $2.7bn in Mar, 43% higher than last yr. So far this fiscal yr, your remittances rose 26%. We thank you
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) April 12, 2021
Apart from that, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) mentioned in a tweet today that remittances continued their record run of above $2bn for the 10th consecutive month in March.
Remittances continued their record run of above $2bn for 10th consecutive month in Mar. At $2.7bn, they were up 20% compared to Feb & 43% compared to Mar20. Cumulatively, they have risen to $21.5bn during Jul-Mar FY21, up 26% over the same period last year:https://t.co/NMRGk3VCx5 pic.twitter.com/iTm8SlJFbg
— SBP (@StateBank_Pak) April 12, 2021
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