SBP to hold 1st edition of Pakistan Financial Literacy Week 2024 from March 04-08, 2024

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Mr Jameel Ahmad, will inaugurate Pakistan Financial Literacy Week (PFLW) 2024 on March 04, 2024, at an event at SBP Karachi. The theme for the week is ‘Digital Bankari – fori aur asaan’.

Pakistan Financial Literacy Week will be held from March 04-08, 2024 and will comprise both on-ground and virtual activities for nationwide participation. During the week, commercial banks and SBP field offices will hold 150 Financial Literacy Camps in 60 cities nationwide. These camps will provide practical insights into digital financial services, including RAAST, QR code, Asaan Mobile / Digital Accounts, and other general financial literacy topics.

An important segment of PFLW is outreach to students of all levels across the country in recognition of the pivotal role of financial education in shaping their future. Competitions on different themes of digital finance will be organised in 16 field offices of SBP-Banking Services Corporation to instil financial awareness and responsible money management from an early age. An online video/poster competition for the public has also been arranged.

Aligned with global initiatives such as Global Money Week, this event marks SBP’s first-of-its-kind endeavour to champion financial literacy and inclusion on a national scale.

 

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