ISLAMABAD: Andrew Schofer, Charge’d Affaires of the Embassy of United States of America called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, at Finance Division on Wednesday.
Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar warmly welcomed Andrew Schofer and exchanged views on remarkable bilateral relations held with the United States on economic and trade fronts.
The Finance Minister apprised him of the economy of the country and discussed the current challenges being faced by the country. He further communicated about the difficult policy decisions recently being taken by the government with the aim of stabilizing the economy and then taking the economy on an upward curve ensuring sustainable and inclusive growth.
The Finance Minister also informed the Charge’d Affaires about the on-going IMF programme and assured him that the Government is committed to complete the program.
Andrew Schofer voiced his confidence in the policies and programmes of Government of Pakistan for economic stability of the country and extended his support to advance the existing economic and trade relations between both the countries.
Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar thanked the US Charge’d Affaires and reiterated the desire of the Government to further expand bilateral trade and investment ties with the USA.