World Bank Country Director calls on Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

Islamabad, April 22, 2019 (PPI-OT): The World Bank Country Director Mr. Patchamuthu Illangovan called on the Advisor to PM on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh here today. They discussed the ongoing projects being supported by the World Bank. The Advisor emphasized the need to expedite the finalization of the new financing in the pipeline before the end of FY 2019. He assured the Country Director that all approvals will be expedited to ensure timely disbursement. It was also agreed that Chief Executive Officer, World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva, would meet the Prime Minister of Pakistan in China during his visit later this month there.

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