Govt reforms agenda puts economic growth on upward trajectory: PM


From Our Correspondent

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi yesterday said the overall reform agenda of the present government had resulted into the revival of the national economy besides putting economic growth on an upward trajectory.

He said this in a meeting with a delegation of World Bank headed by Regional Vice President Annette Dixon which called on him at the Prime Minister’s House here.

Annette Dixon was accompanied by Country Director World Bank Patchamuthu Illangovan, Regional Vice President IFC Snezana Stoilikovic and Nadeem Siddiqui.

Minister for Water Resources Syed Javed Ali Shah, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, Secretary Finance Arif Ahmed Khan, Secretary Water Resources Shamail Ahmed and other senior officers were also present during the meeting.

Various ongoing developmental projects being undertaken in partnership with the World Bank and the dispute with India over Kishanganga and Ratle projects were discussed during the meeting. The prime minister said significant improvement of law and order, management of energy crisis and massive infrastructure development being undertaken under the umbrella of CPEC project would further strengthen the economy and improve the overall economic outlook.


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