Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday appreciated the overseas Pakistanis for their response to Roshan Digital Accounts initiative created by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).
In a tweet, the premier said that the pace is accelerating as first $100 million came in 76 days and the next $100 million came in only 28 days.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the Pakistani expats are "great assets".
I want to thank our great asset, Overseas Pakistanis. MashaAllah funds sent by them through #RoshanDigitalAccounts created by SBP crossed $200 mn yesterday. The pace is accelerating: first $100 mn came in 76 days & the next $100 mn came in only 28 days. https://t.co/sEe2wiOYrG— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 24, 2020
It is pertinent to mention that Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Roshan Digital Account on September 10, 2020.
The aim of this initiative of the Pakistani government is to attract investment from the diaspora to bolster foreign exchange reserves.