Govt focusing on fixing things in right direction: Dar

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Mr. Robert Kaproth, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Department of the Treasury for Asia called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at Finance Division on Wednesday.

Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar welcomed Mr. Robert Kaproth and briefed on the economic outlook of the country.

He apprised that present Government inherited weak economic legacy and said that despite challenging economic conditions, the government is focusing on fixing things in right direction and introducing reforms in all sectors including energy sector and capital market to achieve economic growth and development. He said that due to pragmatic measures taken by the government, the country is destined for progress and development.

Finance Minister also apprised them on the economic priorities of the government to fix the economy to right path while fulfilling its international obligations. The Finance Minister also shared with Mr. Robert Kaproth damages caused by the floods in Pakistan and its impact on the economy of Pakistan. He stressed that the government is handling all challenges with complete commitment.