World Bank executive director calls on Ishaq Dar
ISLAMABAD: World Bank Executive Director Nasir Mahmood Khosa called on Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Monday and discussed matters of mutual interests.
Khosa briefed the finance minister regarding the upcoming visit of the World Bank’s president to Pakistan.
According to a statement issued by Ministry of Finance, Khosa stated that the visit was very important in the backdrop of positive turnaround of the economy achieved in the last two and a half years.
He said that the successful implementation of difficult but much needed reforms had enhanced the image of the country internationally.
He stated that the forthcoming visit would provide an opportunity to further increase the positive contribution of the World Bank in the infrastructure and social sector development.
The finance minister said that the government appreciates the assistance and cooperation of the international institutions, which had been helpful in achieving the objective of macroeconomic stability.
He hoped that the partnership with the World Bank would continue in future as well.
The minister on the occasion asked Nasir Khosa to convey his best wishes to the World Bank president and his team for the New Year.