End of fiscal: Pakistanis sent home nearly $15b

Managing Director OPF claims skilled Pakistani workers would generate handsome foreign exchange in coming years.


APP June 30, 2014

MULTAN: Home remittances sent by Pakistanis working in foreign countries will reach around $15 billion by the end of the financial year 2013-14. Managing Director Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Iftikhar Babar told APP that a total of 627,000 Pakistanis were working abroad while the demand of Pakistani workers was rising in Qater, Saudi Arabia and other countries of Middle East. He claimed that skilled Pakistani workers would generate handsome foreign exchange in coming years.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 30th, 2014.

COMMENTS (2)

cheebz | 7 years ago | Reply

How shameful that the individuals that are keeping the economy "float" are treated like criminals at Pakistani Airports and Immigration system...

Sadia | 7 years ago | Reply How shameful for the government..Govt relies on Foreign remittances instead of strengthening exports and economy. Thanks to our skilled labour...
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