In July, sizeable amounts of workers’ remittances were received from Saudi Arabia ($821.6 million), UAE ($538.2 million), UK ($ 393.9 million) and USA ($ 250.6 million).
Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the relevant authorities to issue notification for opening of all businesses related with construction industry including steel re-rolling and marble sectors.
Under the new initiative, each family in KP would be provided with a health card facilitating them with free of cost medical treatment amounting to Rs1 million at public and private hospitals in the province.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the IMF for a $6 billion bailout.
Prime Minister Imran Khan while taking notice of difficulties facing the applicants, instructed the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to facilitate those applying for low-cost housing loan under Naya Pakistan Housing Programme.
The State Bank of Pakistan announced on Monday that the remittances remained above $2 billion for 8th straight month as during the corresponding month, the inflow was recorded at $2.3 billion as compared to the inflow of $1.907 billion in January 2020.
Remittances from overseas Pakistanis during December 2020 rose by 16.2 per cent year-on-year to $2.436 billion, compared to $2.097b in December 2019, clocking in above $2b mark for the seventh consecutive month, according to the latest data released by the State Bank of Pakistan.
Naeem ul Haque, special assistant to the Pakistan Prime Minister, on Saturday posted a picture of the Master Blaster and captioned it: "PM Imran Khan 1969".
"Congratulations especially go to Babar, Haris and Shaheen for their brilliant performances," said Imran, who led Pakistan to victory in the 1992 World Cup.
“The two boards will work together to open a window in this regard and every effort will be made to make the series possible. As we all know that next year of Pakistan team is very busy, we will try to open a window for Afghanistan.