Good news for economy as foreign remittances rose to $2.3bn: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said the country’s foreign remittances from overseas Pakistanis jumped to $2.3 billion in September, terming it another “good news for economy” despite the COVID-19 situation.

“Alhamdulillah, remittances from our hardworking overseas Pakistanis rose to $2.3 bn in Sept 2020, 31% higher than last Sept & 9% higher than August 2020,” the Prime Minister tweeted.

The Prime Minister mentioned that this was the fourth consecutive month with remittances remained high above $2 billion.

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