Record $57 million landed in Roshan Digital Accounts, says PM Shehbaz
Showers praise on overseas Pakistanis for sending record remittances in single day: Says his govt fully supports these accounts
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He said that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) had received the highest amount of $57 million in a single day on Tuesday.
“This is the highest amount ever remitted by the Pakistanis abroad in a single day,” he added.
Our government stands firmly behind Roshan Digital Account scheme. Happy that yesterday State Bank received $57 million the largest inflow in a day ever. We have now crossed $4.5 billion in total deposits. I thank overseas Pakistanis for reposing their trust in the motherland.— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) June 22, 2022
“With this amount coming in one day, the total money deposited in the Roshan Digital Account has exceeded $4.5 billion,” he stated.
“Overseas Pakistanis are our precious asset whose hearts beat in love with Pakistan. Overseas Pakistanis always play a role in strengthening and improving the country’s economy through foreign exchange,” he acknowledged.
“You are promised that we will come up to your hopes and expectations after coming out of the current financial difficulties,” the prime minister promised.
“I am sure that you will continue helping Pakistan in the future with the same sincere spirit. The current government is taking various steps to facilitate the Pakistanis abroad. We will make every effort to make your life easier,” he vowed.
Today marks yet another historic day in #RoshanDigitalAccount, with $57mn in deposit inflows, highest ever daily figure. With this significant increase, total deposits in RDA have crossed $4.5bn. We are humbled by the continuous trust and commitment of our #OverseasPakistanis. pic.twitter.com/TRQpN0Hvn5— SBP (@StateBank_Pak) June 21, 2022
Reporter: Awais Kiyani