ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said
there is a record increase in remittances over the last eight months.
In his tweets on Monday, PM Imran Khan said the remittances are up
twenty-four percent compared to the last year. The Prime Minister said
the remittances remained above two billion dollars over the eight
He said the remittances were 2.27 billion dollars in the month of
January this year which are nineteen percent higher than the
corresponding period last year. The Prime Minister thanked the
overseas Pakistanis for sending record remittances.
Alluding to the industrial sector, the Prime Minister said it is also
showing sustained growth. He said large scale manufacturing saw
another double digit growth of 11.4 percent in the month of December
last year. He said the cumulative growth of the sector during the first
six months of current fiscal year is above eight percent.