KP Governor, AJK PM, Sindh CM congratulate Ishaq Dar for achieving Finance Minister of 2016 for South Asia award

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (APP): Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP) Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Monday congratulated Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar for achieving Finance Minister of 2016 for South Asia award.

The Chief Minister Sindh, Murad Ali Shah has also congratulated Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar for achieving Finance Minister of 2016 for South Asia award.

Prime Minister AJK, Raja Farooq Hider has also congratulated
Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar for achieving Finance Minister of 2016 for South Asia award, says a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance here Monday.

It may be mentioned here that Emerging Markets, the newspaper of record for world’s development bank meetings has declared Minister for Finance Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar as “Finance Minister of the year 2016 for South Asia”.

The Award iwas given to Finance Minister Dar in a recognition of Pakistan’s economic performance at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Annual Meeting which was one of the major gatherings of international financial and economic leaders and experts.

The‘Emerging Markets’ dispatched an invitation letter to Ishaq Dar saying “we recognize it has been difficult times in the international financial markets, your stewardship of your nation’s finances has been admirable since taking over.

Among the many reasons are that Pakistan has under your guidance become an increasingly important regional economy thanks to the focus put on growing FDI, the impressing reputation of economic competence, the desire to have a greater presence in the global capital markets, the new securities legislation, the clever merger of the stock exchanges and its increasingly important relationship with
China”.