Govt working on inclusive, sustainable development through structural reforms: Miftah

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Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Miftah Ismail Thursday said that the government was keenly working on all inclusive and sustainable development programs through structural reforms to achieve economic growth and social prosperity in the country.

The minister held a meeting with delegation of Asian Development Bank headed by its Country Director, Yong Ye.

Minister of State for Finance and Revenue Dr Aisha Ghous Pasha and senior officers from Finance Division also attended the meeting, said a press release issued here.

The finance minister appreciated ADB for being development partner and valued the bank’s support for carrying out various development-oriented projects, adding that ADB had always proved itself an effective partner in that regard.

He further apprised the delegation of devastation situation caused by floods in the country.

The delegation briefed the finance minister about various aspects of the Building Resilience with Active Counter cyclical Expenditures (BRACE) program.

The two sides shared that various initiatives were being undertaken to minimize and mitigate the agonies of people impacted by floods in various regions of Pakistan.

The minister expressed gratitude to ADB delegation for their continuous collaboration and assured them of full cooperation for the speedy implementation of the ongoing programs.—APP

 

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