KARACHI- Overseas Pakistani workers remitted $16632.76 million in the first eleven months (July to May) of FY15, showing a significant growth of 16pc compared with $14338.38 million received during the same period in the preceding year.

During May 2015, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to $1663.1 million, which is 1.37pc higher than April 2015 and 15.46pc higher than May 2014. The country wise details for the month of May 2015 show that inflows from Saudi Arabia, UAE, USA, UK, GCC countries (including Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman) and EU countries amounted to $528.34m, $399.35m, $221.1m, $194.15 million, $190.66m and $28.5 million respectively compared with the inflow of $451.14m, $290.91 million, $216.84 million, $181.04m, $164.01 million and $39.06 million respectively in May 2014.

Remittances received from Norway, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, Japan and other countries during May 2015 amounted to $101.0 million together as against $97.47 million received in May 2014.