Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin addressed a virtual meeting with the representatives of the US-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) through a virtual link at the Finance Division.
SAPM on Finance and Revenue Dr. Waqar Masood, Adviser to the PM on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, SAPM on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Pakistan Ambassador to the US Dr. Asad Majeed Khan and other senior officers participated in the meeting. In his remarks, the Finance Minister underlined that the Government intends to further strengthen its valuable trade, investment and people-to-people ties with the US.
He stated that the Government is firmly committed to providing enabling environment to promote foreign investment in the country. While speaking on the occasion, the Finance Minister underscored that Pakistan has witnessed V-shape recovery amid COVID-19 pandemic due to prudent policies of the Government. The Government is clearly focused to pursue an all inclusive, sustained and robust economic growth over the period of time. Sound economic planning is the key to spur growth. The ultimate goal is to take growth to around 6-7% through short, medium and longterm planning in a structured manner, he stressed.