Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar declared as “Finance Minister of the year 2016 for South Asia”

Islamabad, October 08, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Award is a recognition of Pakistan’s economic performance at the IMF / World Bank Annual Meeting which is one of the major gatherings of international financial and economic leaders and experts. Since Finance Minister had to cancel his visit to Washington for the Annual Meeting due to situation on the Line of Control, the All-Parties Conference and Joint Session of the Parliament on Kashmir situation, he has authorized Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani, to receive the award on his behalf later tonight. The correspondence received on the subject conveying nomination of the Finance Minister is attached.

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