International Finance Corporation delegation meets Finance Minister

Islamabad, December 07, 2015 (PPI-OT): A delegation of the International Finance Corporation led by Mr. Mouayed Makhlouf, Regional Director (Middle East and North Africa) called on the Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Monday.

The delegation apprised the Finance Minister of their planned 506 million dollar investment in Pakistan in various areas. Mr. Mouayed Makhlouf on this occasion said that IFC is supporting development in Pakistan by providing equity investment and loan portfolios for development of infrastructure and industrial projects.

The delegation also discussed with the Minister some tax related issues concerning the IFC. The Minister referred the matter to FBR and asked the officials concerned to address the issues on priority. The Minister welcomed IFC’s investment programme and highly appreciated the contribution of the IFC in industrial and infrastructure projects and technical assistance. Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance attended the meeting.

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Ministry of Finance
Government of Pakistan
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