The Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the State Bank of Pakistan to devise new product to attract overseas Pakistanis to invest in the country. He asked overseas Pakistanis to invest in their home country and earn good return, besides strengthening national economy.
According to media reports, the Prime Minister has made these remarks while addressing the launching ceremony of Naya Pakistan Certificates in Islamabad on Thursday.
Imran Khan further stated that the overseas Pakistanis have proved their mettle in every field and they own wealth equal to the total GDP of Pakistan. He said we can convince overseas Pakistanis to invest their dollars in Pakistan by providing enabling environment and facilitation.
The Prime Minister also talked about government’s efforts to revamp economy. He Khan said all economic indicators are showing positive improvement and the current account deficit has become surplus for the first time in last 17 years, whereas exports have witnessed an increase of 24 percent as well as rise in remittances.
“Record cement sale indicates that the construction industry is also flourishing. Now country’s economy is heading towards right direction and Pakistan has come out of the difficult period,” he added.