Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that the remittances have so far witnessed an increase of 26% during this financial year.
In a tweet, the premier thanked the overseas Pakistanis for sending record remittances saying their love and commitment for Pakistan is unparalleled.
He said the overseas Pakistanis sent over $2 billion for 10th straight months despite Covid-19, breaking all records.
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
In February, Pakistan received $2.26 billion worth of remittances, around the same level as the previous month. However, remittances saw a 24.2 percent increase as compared to last year’s corresponding month.
Remittance inflows during this Fiscal Year were mainly sourced from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.