UNITED NATIONS: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the 70th UNGA Session in New York.
The Prime Minister thanked the World Bank for providing financial support and technical assistance to Pakistan over the years, particularly in infrastructure development, energy, water and social sectors.
He sought World Bank’s financial assistance for construction of dams, which would help meet energy shortfall of the country.
Prime Minister told World Bank President that inflation is low and foreign exchange reserves have risen.
The World Bank President expressed appreciation for Pakistan’s improved economic situation due to effective fiscal policies of the present Government.