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PM unveils two new schemes for overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced two new schemes for overseas Pakistanis who have Roshan Digital Accounts (RDA). In an event held here at the capital, the prime minister thanked Governor State Bank Reza Baqir for his role in

Remittances increase to record $2.4 billion in December: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed gratefulness to overseas Pakistanis for yet another record-breaking month of remittances in December. The prime minister took to Twitter and wrote that for the first time in six consecutive months, Pakistan’s remittances exceeded

Establishment of fast-track courts for expats in final phase: SAPM Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources Development Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari has said the establishment of fast track courts for overseas Pakistanis is in its final phase. The special assistant chaired a high-powered committee meeting on Citizen Portal

Remittances increased to record monthly high in July: SBP

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Monday revealed remittances from overseas Pakistanis increased to record monthly high in July 2020. According to the central bank, remittances in July rose to $2,768.1 million, which is the highest ever level of

PM urges overseas Pakistanis to raise voice for India’s Muslims

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged overseas Pakistanis to raise their voice against Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir and discriminatory policies against Muslims in India. Addressing a function of overseas doctors, the prime minister while referring to the protests

Govt to announce incentives for overseas Pakistanis: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said the government is working on policy to announce special incentives for overseas Pakistanis who send remittances through legal channels. He was addressing the launching ceremony of Delivery of Home Remittances Scheme by

Govt to increase in EOBI pensions, says Zulfiqar Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant of Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis, Zulfiqar Bukhari, has announced an increase of Rs2000 in term of pensions for registered persons with Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) on Thursday. Zulfiqar Bukhari, while addressing an event, made the