ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the increase in the number of Roshan Digital Accounts reflected the confidence of Pakistanis living abroad in the government’s policies.
The prime minister said he was informed that $2.3 billion had been sent in the Roshan Digital Account so far. In this connection, Governor SBP Reza Baqir met Prime Minister Imran Khan and briefed him on the economic recovery, Roshan Digital Account and the current account.
The meeting was told that overall, Pakistanis living abroad have so far opened 240,000 Roshan Digital Accounts, while the number of accounts is increasing by about a thousand on the daily basis.
Meanwhile, the prime minister said the construction of roads will increase connectivity, trade and employment opportunities between the rural and urban areas. He was chairing a meeting to review progress on the projects managed by the National Highway Authority.
The meeting was attended by Federal Minister for Communications Murad Saeed, Minister for Planning Asad Umar, Special Assistant Dr Shahbaz Gill, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Jahanzeb Khan, Chairman National Highway Authority and other senior officials.