Dar for continuing reforms agenda

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (APP): The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar Tuesday directed that every effort should be made to continue the reforms agenda and ensure financial discipline in the country.

He was chairing a meeting here at the Finance Division to review
the performance of the Finance Division.

The Minister also emphasized the need for making top class arrangements for the upcoming SAARC Finance Minister’s meeting and
directed close coordination with relevant ministries and organizations
in this regard.

The meeting was briefed in detail by Secretary Finance Dr. Waqar Massoud Khan on the implementation of the announcements made in the budget 2016.

The participants were also briefed on the overall strategy of the government to reduce the fiscal deficit and to achieve the growth
targets.

The meeting was attended by the senior officials of the Ministry
of Finance.