ADB: (ADB’s Country Director meets Finance Minister)

ISLAMABAD: Country Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Werner Liepach met Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here.

He apprised the Minister about the forthcoming visit of Director General ADB, Mr. Sean O’Sullivan to Pakistan, says a press statement issued here on Sunday

He also briefed the Minister about his recent visit to ADB Headquarters at Manila and conveyed to him greetings from the President of ADB.

He said ADB highly appreciated the economic achievements by Pakistan and lauded Pakistan’s endeavours to consolidate the economic gains of the last two years.

There was also discussion on expediting the ADB funded Integrated Transit Trade Management System (ITTMS) in view of the under-construction Torkham-Jalalabad Highway. Other ADB financed projects were also discussed.

The Finance Minister appreciated ADB’s continued support for economic and infrastructure development in Pakistan and said he looked forward to the visit of ADB’s Director General to Pakistan. Senior officials of the Finance Division also attended the meeting.

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