PR No. 3 Finance Minister arrives in Frankfurt to attend ADB Meeting Islamabad

Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar arrived here on Sunday to lead the Pakistan delegation at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Development Bank, says a Press Release received from Frankfut here today.

On arrival the Minister was received by senior ADB, German Government and Pakistan Embassy officials.

The Minister later attended a special briefing session arranged by the Pakistan Embassy where he was apprised about schedule of events of ADB meeting as well as his engagements on the sidelines of the main event.

The ADB meeting would officially open on 2nd May with discussion on Germany’s Energy Transition. Finance Minister on the opening day would meet the AIIB delegation, along with the Pakistan delegation. He will later attend meeting on Regional Infrastructure for Development of Afghanistan besides participating in panel discussion on Asia-Europe Economic Cooperation. The Minister on the  opening day would also attend the Host Country Reception along with Pakistani delegation.

During the course of the 4-day event, the Minister will have interaction with finance ministers/delegations of other countries on the sidelines of the main event. He will also participate in seminars and panel discussions on the topics of “Structural Reforms: Pathways to Sustainable Growth”, “How Trade, Technology and New Business Models are shaping Asia’s Quest for Good Jobs” and other subjects.