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Pakistan delegation led by Secretary Finance Dr Waqar Masood Khan had a meeting with Ms Annette Dixon Vice President World Bank

Pakistan delegation led by Secretary Finance Dr Waqar Masood Khan had a meeting with Ms Annette Dixon Vice President World Bank at the margins of Annual Meetings of IMF and World Bank. Finance. Finance Secretary briefed Ms Dixon about the Pakistan delegation led by Secretary Finance Dr Waqar Masood Khan had a meeting with Ms Annette Dixon Vice President World Bank at the margins of Annual Meetings of IMF and World Bank.

Finance. Finance Secretary briefed Ms Dixon about the successful issuance of Sukook Bonds at the lowest rates in Pakistan's history. He said that the fact that the Bonds were over subscribed 5 times after the completion of IMF Program reflected the confidence of International markets in the economic policies of the government. He reassured that under the leadership of Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, the government will continue to pursue sound economic policies to take economic growth to a higher trajectory.

Vice President World Bank congratulated Finance Secretary on completion of IMF Program and successful issuance of Sukook Bonds. She conveyed her complements to Finance Minister who could not attend Annual Meetings due to pressing domestic engagements. She expressed hope that the government will continue the reform process for the benefit of underprivileged strata of society. Ms Dixon stated that World Bank is proud to be a partner in Pakistan's development program. She said that World Bank is specially looking for deeper cooperation in DPC Loans, clean energy and nutritional programs.



 

 


October 7, 2016
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