Remittances up 31pc in July-August

By Shahid Iqbal Published in DAWN on September 15, 2020 KARACHI: Workers’ remittances in the first two months of current fiscal year increased by 31 per cent to $4.863 billion compared to $3.712bn in the same period last fiscal year, data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) showed on Monday. “Overseas Pakistanis sent $2.95bn in […]

London International Development Centre Migration Leadership Team

Published in SOAS University of London Project Summary The London International Development Centre Migration Leadership Team (LIDC-MLT) is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop a shared and participatory global strategy for identifying and supporting migration research. Migration Leadership Team (MLT) The LIDC-MLT is convening[…]



Pakistan plans to tap pockets of citizens overseas to boost reserves

Published in Gulf News on August 26, 2020 Islamabad: Pakistan is moving a step closer to raising funds from its citizens living overseas through bonds or deposits, as the central bank seeks to tap a new pool of savings to boost foreign exchange reserves. The plan involves allowing non-resident Pakistanis to open digital accounts starting next week[…]