Country Director WB calls on Finance Minister

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 1 (APP): Country Director World Bank
Patchamuthu Illangovan called on Finance Minister Senator
Mohammad Ishaq on Saturday.

He apprised the Finance Minister on the forthcoming
annual meeting of the World Bank group and discussed the portfolio of the WB assisted projects in Pakistan.

Pakistan has shown strong economic turnaround, the
World Bank Group sees Pakistan as stronger partner for
further development, collaboration and assistance, he added.
He said that IFC will help in renewable energy in
Pakistan and provide a credit line in this regard.

The Finance Minister appreciated the interest and
support of World Bank President for developmental projects in Pakistan.

The Minister said he is looking forward to his forthcoming visit to Washington to participate in the World Bank and IMF annual meetings and appreciated World Banks support for the green energy projects.

Representatives of IFC and senior officials of Ministry of Finance attended the meeting.