Donald Blome, Ambassador of the United Stated of America to Pakistan called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at Finance Division, on Friday.
Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar welcomed the US Ambassador and highlighted that both Pakistan and the United States have historic, long-standing, extensive and durable relations. The Finance Minister apprised the US Ambassador about the estimated losses faced by Pakistan due to recently devastated floods.
Donald Blome expressed the same sentiments on bilateral relations between the United States of America and Pakistan. He further informed about his recent visit to flood affected areas in Pakistan and expressed sympathy on the enormous losses caused by floods. Moreover, he apprised the Finance Minister on additional flood relief assistance to Pakistan by the US government in this time of crisis.
The Finance Minister appreciated the support of the United States for flood relief and mentioned that the US has always been a great support to Pakistan, whenever it got hit by any calamity. He further expressed the intention of the present government to further augment the bilateral relations between both the countries in fields of economy, investment and trade. The Finance Minister thanked H.E. Mr. Donald Blome for his support to Pakistan.