The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here at the Finance Division to review the arrangements for the upcoming SAARC Finance Minster’s conference to be hosted at Islamabad on 25th & 26th of August.
Officials of the Ministries of Finance and Foreign Affairs gave presentations to the participants of the meeting on the overall plan to conduct the Finance Minister’s Conference in Islamabad in the last week of August. Details of the arrangements made for this conference were shared with the participants.
The Finance Minister expressed satisfaction on the arrangements made so far and directed that the relevant Ministries and departments should ensure maximum coordination to make befitting arrangements for the conference. The Minister said that all the countries in the SAARC region have a lot of potential to develop together utilizing each other’s potentials and energies. The cooperation is necessary for promoting the welfare and improving the quality of life of the peoples of the region and the upcoming conference would be an important event in this regard.
The meeting was attended by senior officials of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cabinet and Aviation Divisions.