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Chinese Envoy Meets Finance Minister Shamshad Akhtar

Islamabad (July 04, 2018): Chinese Ambassador, Yao Jing called on Finance Minister, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar here on Wednesday.

Pak-China economic cooperation in various sectors, projects under the ambit of CPEC and other issues came under discussion in the meeting, said sources.Finance Minister highly appreciated the continued cooperation provided by China in the economic development of the country. The Minister also briefly shared with the Chinese envoy Pakistan’s standpoint on FATF issues presented at the just concluded conference at Paris.

Shamshad Akhtar said Pakistan strongly reiterated its commitment in taking all possible steps against terror financing and money laundering. She said Pakistan has made countless sacrifices in the war on terror which have been recognized the world over. It will take steps with the same spirit to check any sort of financing nurturing acts of terror, she added.Whereas Yao Jing said it was heartening to note Pakistan’s stance on FATF issues. He also expressed appreciation on Government’s resolve to strengthen the economy in the face of some challenges. He said China would always stand by Pakistan wherever and whenever needed. He assured the Minister of his strong resolve for efforts aimed at keeping up the momentum of bilateral economic partnership.

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