Dar Emphasizes on Further Strengthening Pak-UK Historic Ties

Sat Oct 08 2022
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ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar has said that Pakistan had long historic ties with the United Kingdom and relations between the two countries needed to be further expended for the mutual benefits of the two sides.

According to a press release issued by Finance Ministry here on Saturday, Dr. Christian Turner, British High Commissioner called on the Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar at Finance Division.

Earlier the Federal Minister warmly welcomed the British High Commissioner and exchanged views on matters of common interest. He also briefed the British High Commissioner about devastations caused by the recent floods in Pakistan.

The Minister briefed the envoy about economic agenda and priorities of the government and said that present government aims to bring about economic and fiscal stability leading to economic recovery and growth.

Dr. Christian Turner, British High Commissioner extended his felicitations to the Minister on assuming his new responsibilities. He expressed sympathy on the destruction caused by the floods and said that the UK stands with Pakistan in this difficult time and apprised on the humanitarian support provided by the UK Govt to Pakistan for flood relief. He further extended full support of the British government and British people for the government in Pakistan.

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