Dar congratulates his team on successful holding high profile events

ISLAMABAD, Oct 27 (APP): Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Thursday congratulated his team on successful holding and conclusion of the high profile events held here during the current week.
Ishaq Dar stated this while chairing a meeting of the officials of Economic Affairs Division and Finance Division here.
The minister highlighting the events said that these included visits of Christine Laggard Managing Director IMF, Takehiko Nakao President Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the 15th CAREC Ministerial conference, as well as the recent successful launching of US $ 1 billion international sukuk.
The finance minister acknowledged and appreciated the hard work and dedication of the officials and coordinated efforts of both divisions for making these events a success.
He said the Managing Director IMF and President ADB had both noted the economic progress in Pakistan which has taken place due to the sound economic policies of the government.
More than 160 ministers and senior officials from 11 central Asian member states of Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) attended the 2-day 15th CAREC conference in Islamabad.
The finance minister remarked that economic stability achieved by Pakistan in the last three years was being acknowledged by the whole world and the recent high profile visits of MD IMF and President ADB were a testimony to this effect.
He urged the officials to continue their commitment to ensure sustained economic progress of Pakistan and its people.
The meeting was attended by senior officials of Economic Affairs and Finance Divisions.