“A New Era of Banking in Pakistan for Overseas Pakistanis”

Abu Dhabi, UAE – The Pakistan Business Professional Council (PBPC) Abu Dhabi in continuation to raise awareness among overseas Pakistanis about  Roshan Digital Account in Pakistan organized another webinar in collaboration with Pakistan Embassy UAE and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on 25 November 2020.

The event arranged in line with the policy of the Government of Pakistan to facilitate the citizens abroad and financially connect them to Pakistan’s banking channel through the easiest and befitting manner. It was attended by senior officials of SBP, the President & CEOs of major Banks in Pakistan, and Pakistani community members across the UAE region.

Dr. S. Qaiser Anis, President of Pakistan Business Professional Council Abu Dhabi and moderator of the webinar, opened by welcoming and thanking the participants and speakers for attending.

Charge d’ Affaires, Mr. Imtiaz Feroz Gondal, Charge d’ Affaires of Pakistan Embassy UAE,  appreciated the initiative of PBPC Abu Dhabi for organizing and arranging the webinar for the benefit of more than a million overseas Pakistanis living in UAE in particular and the GCC countries at large.

Dr. Murtaza Syed, Deputy Governor SBP, the guest of honor in his remarks thanked the Council for organizing another webinar to promote the new era on banking in Pakistan for overseas Pakistani through the Roshan Digital Account (RDA). He briefed the participants on the current update in the result of the RDA since it was launched a few months back and highlighting the salient aspects of the Government’s initiatives.

The webinar was participated by the President & CEO of Habib Bank Limited, Faysal Bank, MCB Bank Limited, Meezan Bank Limited, Samba Bank Limited, and United Bank Limited. Each of them was speaking about the uniques features of RDA, its offers and benefits

The State Bank team and community members applauded the Council’s efforts to arrange the event to have another first-hand information of the RDA and interaction among the participated major banks in Pakistan. The presentations were followed by the questions and answer session by the community members. The event was broadcasted live on Council’s Facebook page and viewed by hundreds of overseas Pakistanis, as well.

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