Finance Minister chairs meeting to discuss measures for improving public debt management

Islamabad, August 09, 2015 (PPI-OT): Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here to discuss measures for improving public debt management. DG (Debt), Finance Division, briefed the Finance Minister about the steps taken for synchronization of retail and wholesale debt. The Minister on this occasion asked for data projections related to external debt and directed that EAD may share the said data with the Debt Office on regular basis.

During the course of the discussion it was agreed that there was a need to have an optimal composition between domestic and external debt portfolios for cost effectiveness. Finance Minister appreciated all the efforts for effective debt management and provided guidelines with regard to market issues and in house improvement.

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