PM thanks overseas Pakistanis for record $2.4bn remittances

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Islamabad

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday thanked the overseas Pakistanis for sending record $2.4 billion remittances in December, 2020. Taking to social networking website, Twitter, PM Imran said, “I want to thank our overseas Pakistanis for yet another record-breaking month of remittances in December: $2.4 bn.” He maintained that for the first time in the history of Pakistan remittances have been above $2 billion for the sixth consecutive month. The prime minister said that overseas Pakistani workers remitted $14.2 billion during the past six months showing a growth of 24.9 per cent as compared to the same period in the preceding year.—INP