ISLAMABAD, May 3 (APP): Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar has
said that economic growth of Pakistan for the ongoing year is expected to rise over 5 percent.

Giving an interview to a foreign organisation in Frankfurt, Germany, Ishaq Dar stated that present government made some bold decisions in June 2014 regarding the war against terrorism and many achievements have been made as a result of military operations in the country.

He said that almost $2.3 billion are expected to be spent on the ongoing operation against the militants.