US Ambassador calls on Finance Minister

Dar reviews arrangements for CAREC conference

ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 (APP): The US Ambassador David Hale called on the Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Friday.

According to a statement issued by the Finance Ministry, the
US Ambassador congratulated the Finance Minister on completion of IMF’s 3 year Extended Fund Facility.

The Ambassador appreciated the comprehensive and far reaching reforms in the economy which had made it possible.

Speaking on the occasion, Finance Minister said that Pakistan
would continue its reform agenda and growth trajectory going forward.

The Ambassador also discussed Finance Minister’s forthcoming visit to Washington DC for annual meetings of World Bank Group and IMF.

During the visit, Finance Minister will also hold bilateral
meetings in US Departments of state and Treasury besides addressing a couple of think thanks.

He will also lead the Pakistan delegation in the meeting of
Pakistan US Economy and Finance Working Group.

Ambassador Hale hoped that Finance Minister’s visit would be fruitful for increasing bilateral economic cooperation between the two countries.