PM Imran lauds overseas Pakistanis for remitting over $2bn for 10th straight month

11:17 AM | 12 Apr, 2021
PM Imran lauds overseas Pakistanis for remitting over $2bn for 10th straight month
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ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday thanked the overseas Pakistanis for keeping remittances above the $2-billion mark for the tenth consecutive month.

The love and commitment of Overseas Pakistanis to Pakistan is unparalleled. You sent over $2 billion for 10 straight months despite Covid-19, breaking all records, the premier wrote on his official Twitter handle.

He said that your remittances rose to $2.7 billion in March, 43 percent higher than last year. So far this fiscal year, your remittances rose 26 percent. We thank you, I want to thank our overseas Pakistanis for yet another record-breaking month of remittances in Dec: $2.4 bn.

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