Finance Minister Ishaq Dar meets International investors in London

Islamabad, October 17, 2013 (PPI-OT): The High Commission of Pakistan in London and Deutsche Bank jointly organized an investment roundtable meeting of a select group of key investors in the international financial community for an interactive discussion with the Minister of Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization of Pakistan, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at Pakistan High Commission in London today. Pakistan High Commissioner for UK Mr Wajid Shamsul Hasan was also present in the meeting, says a press release received from London.

The Finance Minister apprised the international financial community of (i) Pakistan’s vision for economic prosperity, (ii) credit highlights which will enable the nation to realize this vision, (iii) key challenges facing the country, (iv) opportunities for the future and (v) the recent steps taken so far by the Government of Pakistan placing the country on a path of sustained economic development.

The event was very well attended by the top asset managers, representing assets under management of approximately US$3.0 trillion, who were highly appreciative of this update on the country and the opportunity to engage in a discussion with the Minister.

The Minister highlighted the opportunities in the financial, energy, information technology sectors of Pakistan and invited the international financial community and their investors to benefit from the vast opportunities available in Pakistan.

The investors showed keen interest in understanding the investment opportunities in various sectors including Oil and gas, communication and financial services.

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Haji Ahmed Malik
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