Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels, in collaboration with State Bank of Pakistan and Meezan Bank Limited, organized a webinar on ‘Roshan Digital Account’ (RDA) Shariah Investment and Financial Opportunities.
The webinar was addressed by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union, Zaheer A. Janjua, Founder President and CEO of Meezan Bank, Mr. Irfan Siddiqui and Syed Irfan Ali, Managing Director, SBP.
Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Zaheer Janjua termed RDA as a modern initiative of the government which has helped Pakistanis to send money to their loved ones in Pakistan and facilitated digital payment system by providing banking services. Is.
During the first 10 months of the current fiscal year (July-April), remittances from Belgium and Luxembourg increased by 270% to US 20 202.6 million from 54.8 million US dollars in the same period last fiscal year, he said. The dollar was.
The Ambassador thanked the Pakistani community for the record increase in remittance inflows and hoped that this trend would continue.
The Ambassador emphasized that this trend is a testament to the confidence of Pakistanis abroad in the government’s economic policies.
Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, Founder President and CEO, Meezan Bank, spoke on the wide-ranging benefits to the customers under this initiative. Mr. Syed Irfan Ali, Managing Director, SBP, also spoke about the key features and benefits of RDA. Details explained.
The virtual interaction was attended by a large number of Pakistanis from Belgium and Luxembourg, including bankers, financial experts, businessmen, students and members of the media.
Participants actively participated in the discussion, asked questions about the scheme and praised the initiative.
It should be noted that Prime Minister Imran Khan had inaugurated the Roshan Digital Account Scheme in September 2020 to provide modern banking solutions to millions of non-resident Pakistanis.
More than ارب 1 billion in remittances have been seen since the facility was launched last September.