Imran Khan thanks overseas Pakistanis for sending remittances
July 11, 2019 | 4:36 PM
by Times News Service
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Muscat: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has thanked overseas Pakistanis for sending more remittances back home to help their families and fuel the nation's economy.

In a tweet on Thursday, he said: “I want to thank our overseas workers for sending more remittances through banking channels.”

The prime minister further said that the remittances for the past fiscal year came in much higher at 9.7 per cent annual growth and totalled $21.8 billion for the year.

“This was much higher than the previous year when they grew only 2.9 per cent,” the PM added.

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