Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a meeting with senior officials of the Finance and Economic Affairs Divisions on Tuesday.
Preparations for the upcoming World Bank/IMF Spring meetings scheduled to be held at Washington from 14-17 April 2016 were reviewed on the occasion. The Finance Minister expressed satisfaction on the preparation for effective participation of Pakistan delegation in the meetings.
Finance Minister stated that in view of Prime Minister’s program to proceed to United Kingdom for medical check up, he has decided not to proceed to Washington to attend the Spring meetings and the delegation comprising Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Secretary Finance and Secretary Economic Affairs Division will represent the country in these meetings.
Finance Minister has conveyed regrets for cancellation of his visit and bilateral meetings with the dignitaries he was scheduled to meet in Washington.