WB delegation, Dar discuss reform initiatives in economic sectors


ISLAMABAD, Aug 30 (APP): Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a meeting with a World Bank delegation led by Country Director for  Pakistan, Patchamuthu Illangovan here Tuesday to discuss the reform initiatives under process in the current financial year.

The World Bank Country Director discussed with the finance minister  the proposed World Bank assistance package to be made available to Pakistan under Development Policy Credit for economic growth.

The minister was briefed about the proposed prior actions for availing the credit limit for the current year.

The minister apprised the World Bank team of the government’s reform  agenda.

Both the sides agreed to speed up the reforms process that will bring  economic efficiency and transparency in the system.

The meeting was attended by senior officials of Ministry of Finance,  Economic Affairs Division (EAD) and World Bank.