Published On: Thu, Mar 2nd, 2023
Published in Category: Islamabad

Got focusing on steering the economy towards stability & growth by introducing structural reforms in all sectors: Ishaq Dar

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a virtual meeting with Wally Adeyemo, US Deputy Secretary of Treasury, at Finance Division on Tuesday.

Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar highlighted deep rooted friendly relations between the USA and Pakistan. He apprised the Deputy Secretary of the USA of the economic outlook of the country and stated that despite challenging economic conditions, the government is focusing on steering the economy towards stability and growth by introducing structural reforms in all sectors including energy sector and capital market. The Finance Minister also apprised him on the economic priorities of the government to fix the economy to right path while fulfilling its international obligations. The Finance Minister apprised him of the talks held with IMF Mission on the 9th review and shared that as Finance Minister he had successfully completed the IMF programme in the past and that the government is committed to complete the present programme.

Exchanging views on the US-Pakistan bilateral relations, the Finance Minister shared the desire of the government to extend and deepen its relations with the US in trade, economic and investment sectors.

Wally Adeyemo on his part underscored good relations between Pakistan and the United States. He further expressed confidence in the policies and programmes of the government for economic and financial stability. He further extended his support and cooperation for sustainable economic development in Pakistan.

Finance Minister extended gratitude to Wally Adeyemo for support and cooperation.