PM Imran Khan announces two schemes for overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday announced two new schemes for overseas Pakistanis who have Roshan Digital Accounts (RDA).

The two schemes are Roshan Apni Car and Roshan Samaji Khidmat.

In an event held here at the capital, the PM thanked Governor State Bank Reza Baqir for his role in bringing about the two schemes.

PM Imran Khan instructed the government to seek Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen’s help, saying that the minister was an expert in when it came to the marketing aspect of products and assets.

Senator Faisal Javed khan tweeted that under these schemes it was now possible for overseas Pakistanis to pay donations easily by going into the banks’ portals and selecting the charity they want to pay and the amount.

Faisal Javed khan on his twitter message said: “Under #RoshanSamaajiKhidmat RDA holders can give donations, Zakat etc. very conveniently, through the banks portal by selecting the charity and paying the amount. For the first time, they will also be able to make donations directly to the government’s landmark Ehsaas program,” he tweeted.

He said the “Roshan Apni Car” scheme will enable overseas Pakistanis to buy cars for their loved ones at very attractive rates.

“Now RDA holders can avail financing under #RoshanApniCar at very attractive terms to purchase a car for their loved ones in Pakistan. Banks are offering both conventional & Islamic modes of financing at attractive mark-up rates starting from 7% with priority delivery,” he wrote.