Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP): $16,427.8 million
Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks: $7,092.4 million
Total liquid foreign reserves: $23,520.2 million
On April 24, Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted that cumulative inflows in Roshan Digital Account (RDA) crossed the $1 billion mark.
“Alhamdulillah, funds received through Roshan Digital Account have crossed $1bn. I would like to thank our overseas Pakistanis for their overwhelming response,” the prime minister wrote on Twitter.
Through #RoshanSamaajiKhidmat, RDA holders can now donate to leading charities, hospitals & educational institutes in Pakistan & meet their Zakat obligations. They can also make direct contributions in #Ehsaas, govt’s flagship poverty alleviation program. https://t.co/vOxEvdpNTP pic.twitter.com/UQVdvfoCFx— SBP (@StateBank_Pak) April 29, 2021
During the week ended April 23, 2021, the reserves held by the central bank increased by $384 million to $16,427.8 million.
The net reserves held by banks other than the SBP fell from $7,168.9 million to $7,092.4 million.
The total liquid reserves, however, showed positive change upwards from $23,212.8 million to $23,520.2 million at the end of the week in concern.