Dr Rashid Amjad, Director, GIDS, spoke at the Webinar along with Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance. For details, please click here.
Published in Dawn, August 18th, 2020 KARACHI: The country received record high remittances of $2.768 billion in the first month of the new fiscal year, following the record $23bn remittances during the outgoing financial year. “This ($2.768bn) is the highest-ever level of remittances in a single month in Pakistan,” the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said in[…]
Almost 5 million households or around 15 per cent of the total in Pakistan have a family member working abroad. These families would be seriously negatively impacted by a fall in remittances to Pakistan as would both the unemployment and poverty levels in the country. This was stated by Dr. Rashid Amjad, Director, Center on International Migration,[…]