PR No. 276 Islamabad

The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a meeting with a World Bank delegation led by Country Director for Pakistan, Mr. Patchamuthu Illangovan to discuss the reform initiatives under process in the current financial year.

The World Bank Country Director discussed with the Finance Minister the proposed World Bank assistance package to be made available to Pakistan under Development Policy Credit for economic growth.

The Minister was briefed about the proposed prior actions for availing the credit limit for the current year. The Minister apprised the World Bank team of the government’s reform agenda. Both sides agreed to speed up the reforms process that will bring economic efficiency and transparency in the system.

The meeting was attended by senior officials of Ministry of Finance, EAD and World Bank.