PR No. 29 ACTING US AMBASSADOR JONATHAN PRATT PAYS COURTESY CALL ON THE FINANCE MINISTER Islamabad: January 4, 2017
Acting US Ambassador Mr. Jonathan Pratt paid a courtesy call on the Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here at the Finance Ministry today.
Finance Minister and Mr. Pratt discussed matters of bilateral interest including trade and economic relations between Pakistan and the US. Mr. Pratt said that Pakistan is an important ally of the US. He said that improvement in both the security situation and also macroeconomic indicators infused confidence for US investment to Pakistan.
Finance Minister said that after having achieved macroeconomic stability, the government is now focused on achieving higher, sustainable and inclusive economic growth. He appreciated the longstanding strategic partnership between Pakistan and the US. He expressed confidence that Pakistan-US ties will strengthen even further under the new US administration.