Investment-GDP ratio falls to lowest since FY1973

Published in The News on May 23, 2024 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s total investment has declined to its lowest ebb since 1972-3 and now it stands at 13.1 per cent of GDP in the current fiscal year 2023-24 despite a deafening chorus of boosting up the investment climate through the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC). The investment-to-GDP ratio stood […]



Remittances soar to $2.95 billion

By Salman Siddiqui Published in The Express Tribune on April 09, 2024 KARACHI: The inflows of workers’ remittances sent home by overseas Pakistanis hit a two-year high at $2.95 billion in March, taking the cumulative inflows to $21 billion in the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2024. The remittances have risen to this level[…]

Govt mulls initiative to shield expats from fraud

By Khaleeq Kiani Published in Dawn on March 11, 2024 • Initiative to digitise property transactions aims to attract investment, remittances • Includes digital land records, video-based transaction services ISLAMABAD: The federal government plans to unveil a digital initiative to help overseas Pakistanis with property-related transactions in an attempt to attract investments and encourage remittances from the[…]