Stabilizing Pakistan’s economy government’s top priority: Dar

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Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue and Mr. Ayaz Sadiq,Federal Minister for Economic Affairs held a virtual meeting with prominent Pakistani-American IT/Tech entrepreneurs.

They were also joined by MOS for Finance and Revenue, Ms. Aisha Ghaus Pasha and Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Jameel Ahmed and Ambassador Masood Khan along with other members of Pakistan delegation.

The Finance Minister said that stabilizing Pakistan’s economy was government’s top priority. For this purpose, the government had taken tough decisions in the past few months, which were essential to put Pakistan on the path of economic recovery. The catastrophic floods had compounded the difficulty but the government was confident that through prudent policies, the challenges to Pakistan’s economy will be overcome.

The Finance Minister appreciated the interest of Pakistani-American tech entrepreneurs in strengthening Pakistan’s IT sector.

He emphasized that this sector had immense potential for growth and could play significant role in strengthening Pakistan’s economy. The government was according priority attention to IT/ Tech sector and Pakistan’s tech savvy youth was an immense resource which needed to be optimally tapped for IT sector’s growth.

The Finance Minister assured the participants of government’s complete support in their efforts to enable Pakistan achieve exponential growth in its IT exports in the coming years.

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