ADB to support Pakistan’s reform agenda

 DAVOS:  President of Asian Development Bank Masatsugu Asakawa called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of World Economic Forum annual meeting 2020 at Davos.

Advisor on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Governor State Bank of Pakistan Raza Baqir and Ambassador at large on investments Ali Jehangir Siddiqui were also present.

Meanwhile, Advisor on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, while talking to media alongwith President of Asian Development Bank Masatsugu Asakawa, expressed gratitude to the ADB over adopting special financing tools to support Pakistan. He said this is an excellent partnership and they have contributed in a significant way in a turnaround in our economy. He said we look forward to further strengthening the partnership with ADB.

Speaking on the occasion, the President of ADB said Pakistan and ADB have very cordial relations for years. He said Pakistan has been good partner for ADB for more than 50 years. He said we have decided to support Pakistan’s reform agenda as much as possible including monetary policy, fiscal policy, taxation issues and Ehsaas programme.

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