ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (APP):Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Thursday said that Pakistan was pursuing a growth-oriented programme for institutional reforms and economic revival.

Talking to World Bank Country Director, Patchamuthu Illangovan, the minister said that the technical and financial assistance from the bank was vital for achieving various development goals in different sectors of economy.

Illangovan, who along with his team met the adviser, apprised him about the upcoming visit of World Bank President David Malpass to Pakistan in the first week of November.