Govt takes concrete measure to bring structural changes for sustainable economic development: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD, Dec 6 (APP): Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Tuesday arrived at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport to participate in the 4th Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit December 6 to 9, 2016.

Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar will also attend 75th Anniversary
celebrations of French Agency for Development (AFD) hosted by French President Francoise Hollande in Paris on Tuesday, a statement of the Ministry of Finance issued here said.

The ceremony would be attended by the Jean Marc Ayrault French Foreign  Minister, President of Guinea, Prime Minister of Haiti, Minister of Finance Sri Lanka, Chief Executive Officer of AFD, French parliamentarians, diplomats and members of the civil society and media in large number.

The AFD has been operating in Pakistan since May 2007. Its programmes  mainly focuses on financing in energy efficiency and hydropower projects adding value to Pakistan’s efforts in tackling energy shortages in the country.