Staff Reporter Islamabad
Graana.com, in collaboration with the State Bank of Pakistan, hosted overseas Pakistanis at the launch event of ‘Roshan Apna Ghar Scheme’ in Dubai.
The President of the Islamic Republic of Paki-stan graced the occasion as the chief guest of the event, which commenced after the recitation of the Holy Quran.
The President will meet leading busi-nessmen, investors, entrepreneurs, senior representatives of information technology companies, and media persons during his stay.
The President is on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he also formally inau-gurated the Pakistani pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. He is also scheduled to interact with members of the Pakistani community in the UAE.
The other esteemed guests of the event included Commerce Minister Abdul Razak Dawood Gover-nor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Reza Baqir, Deputy Governor Mr. Jameel Ahmed, President & CEO Meezan Bank – Irfan Siddiqui, President & CEO Habib Bank Limited – Muhammad Aurangzeb, President & CEO Bank Alfalah Atif Bajwa…
While addressing the event, President Arif Alvi said: “The present government is boosting the coun-try’s economy through various initiatives, including the real estate sector.
The Roshan Digital Accounts (RDA) and Roshan Apna Ghar (RAG) initiatives were introduced for the financial inclusion and fa-cilitation of overseas Pakistan – which are one of our biggest assets, given the positive inflow of re-mittances.”
Taking the stage, SBP Governor Raza Baqir informed: “The government of Pakistan has taken proper measures to ensure the emphasis was being laid on the protection of capital and promotion of transparency for the overseas Pakistanis through Roshan Apna Ghar program that facilitates invest-ment in real estate housing under this scheme.”