Islamabad: H.E. Mr. Donald Blome, Ambassador of the United States of America to Pakistan called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar today.
Finance Minister Senator welcomed H.E. Mr. Donald Blome and valued the deep rooted historic and durable bilateral relations with the United States on economic and trade fronts. The Finance Minister also shared the economic policies and priorities of the government to address the challenging economic environment and set the economy on the path to stability and growth.
The two sides also exchanged views about areas of common interest and how the existing bilateral relations between the two countries can be enhanced further. The Finance Minister further informed the US Ambassador about the government’s budgetary measures to reduce the fiscal gap in order to meet its national as well as international financial obligations. The Finance Minister also informed the envoy about the progress on the on-going talks with IMF and stated that the government is committed to complete the program.
H.E. Mr. Donald Blome, the US Ambassador expressed confidence in the policies and programmes of the government for economic sustainability and socio-economic uplift of the masses. He extended his support to further promote bilateral economic, investment and trade relations between both the countries.
Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar thanked the US Ambassador and reiterated the desire of the government to further deepen bilateral trade and investment ties with the USA.