World Bank appreciates turnaround of Pakistan economy

WASHINGTON: The World Bank has appreciated the remarkable turnaround of Pakistan Economy in a short period of two years.


World Bank Vice President Ms Annette Dixon gave these remarks during meeting of Bank’s delegation with Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar in Washington on Wednesday.

Finance Minister thanked Vice President World Bank for reposing confidence in Economic Policies of the government.
He informed Ms Dixon that the Government will soon convey its reform priorities for next set of Development Policy Credit Loans.

He appreciated World Bank for its decision to provide 75 million dollars for the return and rehabilitation of Temporarily Displace Persons of FATA.

He thanked Ms Dixon for the Power Sector Development Policy Credit Loan which would be presented before the World Bank Board on 12th of November.

Finance Minister expressed the hope that World Bank would finance projects envisioned under Country Partnership Strategy for 2015-19.

She requested Finance Minister to identify the priority areas in which World Bank assistance can be most useful.