Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has appreciated the contribution of Pakistani Diaspora towards economic development of the United Kingdom and building bridges between the two countries.
He was talking to Member Parliament UK-House of Commons and Co-Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group on Pakistan Yasmin Qureshi, who called on him in Islamabad on Tuesday.
The Finance Minister expressed satisfaction at the level of Pak-UK friendship and hoped that the existing cooperation between the two countries will further strengthen in the future.
Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar welcomed Yasmin Qureshi and briefed her on the current economic outlook of Pakistan. He apprised her of various policy measures being undertaken by the present government to ensure sustainable and inclusive economic growth by enhancing ease of doing business, encouraging exports and facilitating foreign investment.
The Finance Minister also shared economic and financial losses incurred due to devastating floods in Pakistan. He appreciated the UK government for extending flood relief support to Pakistan.
Speaking on the occasion, Yasmin Qureshi expressed sympathy with Pakistan over the loss of lives and properties due to devastating floods. She appreciated the economic policies of the present government in Pakistan for achieving sustainable economic growth. She further expressed hope that the bilateral relations between Pakistan and the United Kingdom will strengthen due to the pragmatic policies of the present leadership in Pakistan.