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NRPs Up-keeping the Economy of Pakistan

There is not a single doubt that overseas investments in the homeland have flourished in the past few years, and we all witnessed the drastic change in the GDP of the Country.

Investments that are processed in the estate sector of Pakistan, are said to be the finest choice made by Overseas as it not only increases their property, but also benefits the economy of the homeland. Most of the overseas Pakistanis have relocated to various states, to live a healthy wealthy life. Since the early 90’s, a huge number of Pakistanis have emigrated to different continents for earning their livelihoods. And as of today’s research, Pakistanis are one of the biggest diasporas, dwelling all across the globe.

According to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) 2020 World Investment Report, foreign direct investment inflows to Pakistan have increased from USD 1.7 billion in 2018 to USD 2.2 billion in 2019.

Capability of Pakistan’s Estate Market

Pakistan’s Real Estate Sector has a total asset of 300 to 400 billion. It has additionally seen global interest in land property in the past couple of years. The development of international programs has made Gwadar a gorgeous sight in the worldwide market right now, which also turned out to be a smart justification for global financial backers to view Pakistan as an expected country for their future undertakings. Taking a gander at these details and the tendency of global financial backers, individuals of our state are likewise captivated and need to be put either in the private or business land area. The land area has forever been an extraordinary spot for speculation open doors as it is inseparable.

Steps Taken by the Government

The governmental authority of Pakistan is empowering Pakistanis living abroad now, to put in their resources and invest into the real estate business. Thus, in view of solid continuous inflows from such Pakistanis putting resources into estate business, there are chances that costs of properties in Pakistan might show a significant rise. It might also empower financial backers to appreciate great profits from the ventures made at any place in the country.

Dissimilar to previous negligence, Pakistan’s estate industry is presently offering truthfulness, trustworthiness, and respectability which support financial certainty, abroad. Likewise, Pakistan Government has initiated different functioning ventures of advancement programs in which they have taken various financial progression measures to make the country more progressive. The authority has offered development to the overseas investors by introducing programs in different sectors.

Ex-Prime Minister, Imran Khan in his tenure had always talked about overseas citizens and called them an asset of Pakistan. He introduced many different programs and schemes to allure overseas to invest in Pakistan by creating a secure environment. On the question related to the overseas, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Hussain in an interview with Gulf News said that:

Overseas Pakistanis stand behind Pakistan to make it monetarily strong and Prime Minister, Imran Khan vows to remain by them as he has always done, which no other state leader might have even considered accomplishing for Pakistanis living abroad,”

For instance,

  • Roshan Digital Account
  • Roshan Apna Ghar
  • Sohni Dharti Remittance Program
  • Overseas Enclave Islamabad

Pak Overseas Real Estate Forum

Pakistan Overseas Real Estate Forum (POREF) is an intuitive stage one of its sort. It brings financial backers and associates Pakistani land partners to make collaborations that will prompt critical advancements in Pakistan’s land area. POREF will additionally upgrade Pakistan’s land industry by making a scaffold for potential land monsters to showcase themselves in front of potential unfamiliar purchasers that will bring about unfamiliar direct venture.


The Overseas Community will be part of these networking sessions and business matchups to create profitable deals for the Pakistan Real Estate Sector. The aim is to showcase some 500 billion worth of projects to Pakistan’s overseas market and look forward to reaching the target of Rs. 50 billion through this market. It will help the market to increase employment opportunities and foreign direct investments in Pakistan, in order to strengthen the economy.

As for the POREF publicity strategy, several awareness programs and expos were organized. POREF is providing a whimsical chance for Pakistanis living in a foreign country to discover more about some of the greatest real estate developments that are taking place at home.

Call for Pakistan

This is the public authority’s drive to engage abroad Pakistani and urge them to send more and invest more, in Pakistan. Overseas Pakistan Federation offers various types of assistance to individuals living abroad. However, the main ones are residential social orders for Pakistanis abroad. The snare of these residential social orders spreads over the whole country. The public authority has fabricated these residential orders in Islamabad, Lahore, Larkana, Mirpur, Peshawar, Gujrat, and Dadu. The plots have been designated to a few groups up till now.

Roshan Digital Account (RDA)

The Roshan Digital Account program is initiated by PM, Imran Khan and it is a monetary arrangement, which intends to work with Non-Resident and Foreign Pakistanis in their arrangements for interest in Pakistan based Saving Schemes and is reasonable for both Pakistani Rupee and US Dollar based exchanges. The Roshan Digital Account is a significant new drive of the State Bank of Pakistan, in a joint effort with business working and operating in Pakistan. This program gives imaginative financial answers for a huge number of Non-Resident Pakistanis (NRPs) looking to embrace banking and installments.



Benefits of RDA

  1. Giving computerized admittance to all regular record administrations
  2. Bills and Charge installments
  • Online Business
  1. Interest in offers and units of assets in Pakistan Stock Market
  2. Interest in units of shared reserves

The immigrant population of any country is a great resource for its growth in the economy and a conduit for the transfer of tech expertise, as well as remittances. Additionally, they may offer chances for business, finance, creativity, and competent partnerships. This is the precise explanation why the Pakistan Government has designated the expatriate Pakistanis as a “National Asset,” who would play a prominent role in boosting the country’s socioeconomic development via their knowledge, experience, and investments.

We, at Sapphire Builders & Associates, are honored to give you the insights of recent remarkable changes happening in real estate for overseas Pakistanis.


About the Author: Aimen Zulfiqar

Currently doing my bachelors in Peace and Conflict Studies. Other than acing a degree, I enjoy reading, writing, and watching documentaries. A writer with a strong sense of curiosity. A soul always taking pictures of clouds, moon, rain, and every other random thing to make it aesthetic, and you will always find me ranting and venting about something with my big mug of coffee.

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