Dutch Queen to join NFIC meeting

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Dar to meet Queen Maxima on October 8

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar and Dutch Queen Maxima will meet in Washington on October 8 on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF). Ambassador of Netherlands to Pakistan, Jeannette Seppen called on Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Sunday during which the message of meeting was conveyed.
According to the statement, it was also decided that the next meeting of the National Financial Inclusion Council (NFIC) would be held at the earliest as Queen Maxima had indicated that she would join the meeting through video conference. In addition, the Finance Minister apprised the Ambassador about the signing of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Convention on Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters by Pakistan as well as the publication of the Parliamentarians Tax Directory for the tax year 2015.
The Ambassador thanked Finance Minister for creating conducive environment for multinational companies in Pakistan and said that Unilever was planning further investments in the country. The meeting was attended by senior officials of the Ministry of Finance.