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PM’s appeal to invest in Diaspora bonds falls flat
"Raising funds from non-resident Pakistanis for current account deficit financing was Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s out-of-the-box solution to a mammoth problem. PM Imran had hoped for getting a huge response from the Pakistanis living in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom."
"It was the second major appeal that PM Imran made to expatriate Pakistanis, which also met the same fate as the first appeal that the premier had made in September last year for raising funds for Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dam projects.
In January this year, the prime minister himself launched the Pakistan Banao Certificates in a bid to get money from overseas Pakistanis for current account deficit financing. But the result of the appeal, which lapsed on June 30, showed that the expatriates did not trust the government.
The government had hoped that overseas Pakistanis would help in a big way to overcome external-sector problems"