The Roshan Digital Accounts will ultimately be converted to digital banking, said Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari.
In a meeting with Corporate Pakistan Group (CPG) Founder Azfar Ahsan on Monday, he discussed the problem of hundi and said that government was trying to discourage overseas Pakistanis from using illegal means to transfer money to Pakistan.
“To achieve that, we have to match the ease of transfer and we are working on it,” he said. “With Roshan Digital Accounts, we are making efforts to introduce different incentives to curb indirect means of transferring money to Pakistan.”
In response to a question about assistance to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by expatriates, he said all-out efforts were being made to create a one-window operation, which will allow repatriation of funds and steer ease of doing business.
Bukhari added that his department was trying to shift the entire operation…