“Due to prudent policies, the economic indicators are moving in the positive direction,” Dar said in a meeting with Citigroup delegation led by Chief Executive Officer Middle East and Pakistan, Atiq-ur-Rehman.
Dar briefed the delegation on the steps taken by the government during the last eight months to put economy on right track.
He also briefed the delegation members on the restructuring plan of the Public Sector Enterprises and about maintenance of transparency in the auction of Spectrum licenses.
The Finance Minister appreciated the cooperation of the Citigroup in bringing investors to Pakistan’s capital market.
The CEO of the Citigroup congratulated the Finance Minister on successful International Monetary Fund (IMF) Programme.
He said that internationally people view economic development in Pakistan as a positive sign, indicating potential future prospective for foreign investment in the country adding Citibank was very keen to work with the government of Pakistan on various new initiatives.
Among others, the meeting was attended by Dr Waqar Masood, Finance Secretary, Economic Advisor to Finance Ministry, Rana Assad Amin, Khalid Qurashi, Managing Director and Head of Risk for Middle East and Africa, Omar Iqtidar, Managing Director-UAE, Nadeem Lodhi, Country Head for Pakistan, Salman Mian, Corporate Banking Head.