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.
These workers carry out different types of work including plantation of saplings, the establishment of nurseries and protection of tree cover from deforestation and fire incidents. It also showed that the federal government is also in a process to get a loan from foreign donor agencies that would be utilised to initiate other Clean and Green projects in Pakistan.
As per eligibility criteria, the candidate must be a Pakistani/Azad Kashmir national. While for Ph.D scholarships, candidates must have a minimum qualification of MS/MPhil/ME or equivalent (18 years) before the closing date.
The inflows came mainly from Saudi Arabia, at $6.4 billion, the United Arab Emirates, $5.1 billion.
In a tweet on Sunday, Prime Minister Imran Khan while sharing the good news from the State Bank of Pakistan said the accounts and deposits have set new records since achieving the milestone of $1b two months ago.
According to a local Muslim leader, the two families were staying in the gutted house. He also said that one of the families had recently shifted to stay at the residence.
Under the programme, a mobile application will be introduced and more remittance facilities will be extended to overseas Pakistanis besides provision of financial incentives.
Saudi Arabia, which bars direct travel from Pakistan, has only approved the AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines. Anyone arriving without one of those shots is required to quarantine at a cost many Pakistani workers say they cannot afford.
A cross-section of Pakistani business community in the UAE and financial analysts shared their candid views with Gulf Today, adding that the budget is poor-friendly and growth focused.