In this connection, Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here on Thursday, which reviewed and finalized arrangements for the visit of Dr. Jim Yong Kim.
Secretary Economic Affairs Division, Tariq Bajwa informed that the President World Bank would visit Pakistan from 9-10 February for which detailed engagements schedule was being chalked out.
The Vice President, World Bank’s South Asia Region, Annette Dixon would also accompany Jim Yong Kim, says a statement issued by the ministry of finance.
The visiting dignitary would have a special interaction with economic ministers and experts during his visit.
The meeting was also given a detailed review of Pak-World Bank economic cooperation and also updated on different important projects being undertaken through funding from the Bank.
Governor State Bank, Ashraf Mahmood Wathra on this occasion briefed the meeting on the Net International Reserves (NIR) and Net Domestic Assets (NDA).
Secretary Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) briefed the meeting on various BISP activities that may be of interest to the visiting dignitary.
Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance attended the meeting.