Country witnesses 26% increase in remittances, says PM Imran
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said the remittances had so far witnessed an increase of 26 percent during this financial year.
In a tweet, he thanked the overseas Pakistanis for sending record remittances saying their love and commitment for Pakistan was unparalleled.
PM Imran said the overseas Pakistanis sent over two billion dollars for 10th straight month despite Covid-19, breaking all records.
Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had predicted Pakistan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to grow by 4.0 percent by next fiscal year (2021-22).
In its annual report ‘World Economic Outlook 2021’, the IMF had forecast 1.5 GDP growth for Pakistan during the current fiscal year 2020-21.