The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is pleased to accept an invitation to join the Better than Cash Alliance (BTCA) in our shared commitment to bringing financial access to rural communities through digital payments.Read more
Foreign remittance by expats in Saudi Arabia reached SR148 billion ($14.7 billion) last year, up 18 per cent compared to 2012, said a report.
Personal foreign remittances of Saudis and expats reached SR226.6 billion in 2013, up 16.5 per cent compared to 2012, the highest in 20 years, said the Arab News report.Read more
By: Shoaib-ur-Rehman Siddiqui
The overseas Pakistan had sent US $ 55.01 billion from the financial year 2008-09 to 2012-13, said Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.
According to the ministry’s document, the remittances had shown a growth ratio of 5.56 percent during the financial year 2012-13 as compared with 2011-12.Read more
Remittances by Zimbabweans in the Diaspora sent through money transfer agencies and formal banking channels declined by 15 percent last year to $1.8 billion, the country’s central bank has announced.
Zimbabwe has a strong skilled and non-skilled diaspora population mainly in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and the United States who regularly send money back home to sustain their families.Read more