Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar met with Mr. Mohammad Aljadaan, Finance Minister of Saudi Arabia at the margins of World Bank/IMF Spring meetings, here in Washington D.C today.
Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar congratulated Mr. Aljadaan on assumption of office as Saudi Foreign Minister at the time when the economy of Saudi Arabia is diversifying and shifting its reliance from oil to other options.
Finance Minister Dar apprised his Saudi counterpart regarding recent economic development in Pakistan and remarked that both the brother Muslim countries can be partners in development in times to come.
While referring to recent report of Pricewaterhousecoopers which has projected that Pakistan would be among top 20 economies by 2030, Finance Minister Dar explained that the structural reforms undertaken by PML(N) Government constitute a strong basis of recent economic turnaround.
Finance Minister Dar further said that we are ready to unleash our agenda for sustainable and inclusive growth for providing new opportunities to our youth.
Finance Minister of Saudi Arabia appreciated steps taken by Pakistan Government in taking economy out of crises successfully. The Saudi Finance Minister briefed Finance Minister Ishaq Dar about the Saudi Vision 2030 and the steps undertaken in this regard. He expressed that two brother Muslim countries can be partners in future too.
April 23, 2017