Government, SBP dispel rumours about safety of bank accounts, lockers 

Islamabad, June 07, 2022 (PPI-OT):The government and State Bank of Pakistan have refuted baseless claims circulating on social media regarding freezing or placing restrictions on Foreign Currency Accounts, Roshan Digital Accounts and Safety Deposit Lockers.

The Finance Ministry in a statement said that the government and the State Bank of Pakistan assure all account holders maintaining Foreign Currency Accounts, Roshan Digital Accounts and Safety Deposit Lockers in banks in Pakistan that their accounts and lockers are completely safe, and that there is no proposal under consideration to put any restriction on them.

The statement further said that foreign currency accounts including Roshan Digital Accounts are legally protected under the Foreign Currency Accounts (Protection) Ordinance 2001, and the government and SBP are committed to protecting all the financial assets in Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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