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Ahsan Meets IMF Director To Discuss CPEC

Islamabad (April 12, 2018): Minister for Planning Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal says Pakistan wants strong partnership with multilateral institutions to build regional connectivity projects as it holds key for peace and prosperity.

He was talking to IMF Director Jihad Azour on the sidelines of a high-level conference on Belt and Road Initiative in Beijing.

Ahsan Iqbal said through CPEC, Pakistan has been able to address the critical bottle necks of energy and infrastructure in its growth.The IMF Director acknowledged efforts by Pakistan for promoting education, infrastructure improvement and poverty alleviation.

He highlighted the need to jointly work on areas for capacity enhancement of local human resource under the BRI initiative.

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