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).
Imran also said that Pakistan only wants peace and don't want to be part of any confrontation and urged the US should first establish a political settlement before leaving Afghanistan. "Pakistan suffered 70,000 casualties, more than any other country by joining the American war..."
Speaking on the occasion, Imran Khan said through Ehsaas Bachat Bank Account, the women will be able to better utilise the cash assistance being given to them under Ehsaas Programme.
Imran stated that labourers and farmers are the hardest working people in society who have to endure all weathers and face a myriad of issues, adding that helping them will make the Almighty happy.
Addressing the ceremony, prime minister said federal and provincial governments will have to work jointly to address issues of Karachi.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is launching a new product “Roshan Apna Ghar” for non-resident Pakistanis for acquisition of property in Pakistan.
The prime minister hoped that the KPP would bring about a positive change in the lives of low-income group for the first time as the government had adopted a bottom-up approach to provide financial support to farmers.
The PM's office said that at the primary level, the boys will get quarterly stipends of Rs1,500 and girls Rs2,000; at the secondary level, the boys will get Rs2,500 and girls Rs3,000; and at the higher secondary level, boys will get Rs3,500 and girls Rs4,000.
The premier expressed his views on the issue while conversing with the people of Pakistan in a live programme “Aapka Wazir-e-Azam Aap Kai Sath” question-and-answer session via telephone, which was telecast by all TV channels.
According to Gallup Pakistan, 70 per cent Pakistanis have said they expect to see the PTI government complete its full term. Of the remaining, 20 per cent believed it would not be able to complete its five-year term, while 11 per cent were not sure.