16

Mar

Ehsaas Portal `Data4Pakistan’ provides valuable resource for policy makers

Published in The Nation on March 10, 2020 Ehsaas District Development Portal “Data4Pakistan” developed in collaboration with World Bank will prove as a valuable resource for federal, provincial and district level policy makers for decision making. According to an official source, Data4Pakistan, the first initiative of its kind in the country, provides open and public access to […]

Govt expects remittances to exceed $22bln in FY2020

Published in The News on March 12, 2020 ISLAMABAD: Government is eyeing more than $22 billion in remittances during the current fiscal year of 2019/20 as growing emigration of workforce is expected to offset a potential slowdown in gulf economies due to oil fall. The finance ministry on Wednesday said remittances reached to $15.1 billion in the[…]

05

Mar

ECC approves incentives worth Rs9.6bln to propel remittances

By Mehtab Haider Published in The News on March 05, 2020 ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet on Wednesday approved Rs9.6 billion worth of incentives for banks, foreign exchange companies and remitters to fuel fast pace of remittances in the remaining months of the current fiscal year. The ECC approved the technical supplementary grant[…]