Roshan Digital Accounts hits 400,000

by M. Wasim
Overseas Pakistanis

According to a survey by the State Bank of Pakistan the number of Roshan Digital Account holders has reached 400,000. The survey reveals 23% of these Roshan Digital Account Holders are permanent residents and 5% temporary residents. PM Sharif termed overseas Pakistanis an asset to the country, who always contributed positively towards strengthening the national economy. The prime minister expressed full support for the RDA scheme. “Our government stands firmly behind the Roshan Digital Account scheme,” he states.

The survey found that 70% of people opened an account for family support, 11% for stock market investment and 22% for real estate investment. Besides, 36% depositors belonged to Saudi Arabia, 23% to the United Arab Emirates and 10% to the European Union and the United Kingdom.

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