Govt committed to putting national economy on sustainable growth trajectory: Sami tells WB

Business Sep, 18 2023
Govt committed to putting national economy on sustainable growth trajectory: Sami tells WB
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ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Muhammad Sami said government was committed to putting national economy on path of sustainable growth.

During meeting with World Bank’s Country Director to Pakistan Njay Benhassine accompanied by his team including Gailius J. Draugelis (Operations Manager) for Pakistan at WB and Kamran Akbar, (senior Social Development Specialist) Minister appreciated role of WB as one of major development partners of Pakistan.

Sami Saeed acknowledged WB’s decades-long assistance, which had been playing vital role in socioeconomic uplift of Pakistan. He appreciated WB’s continued support and commitment to ongoing development projects in country particularly for flood-affected areas.

“Planning Ministry is committed to playing its constructive role in facilitating WB for implementation of development projects to make Pakistan climate resilient, “Sami Saeed said, reiterating government’s resolve for country’s economic revival.

WB Country Director appreciated facilitation and proactive role of Planning Ministry which established green channel for quick approval of PC-1s of various projects.

He expressed confidence in development policy of interim government and assured WB’s continued support in future particularly for implementation of climate-resilient infrastructure, human resource development, education and vocational training, employment, water, agriculture and energy development sector.

Published in The Daily National Courier, September, 19 2023

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