Donald Blome, Ambassador of the United States of America to Pakistan called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr Miftah Ismail

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H.E. Mr Donald Blome, Ambassador of the United States of America to Pakistan called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr Miftah Ismail at Finance Division, today. Mr Aaron Fishman, Economic Counselor, Ms Larita Bolden, Treasury Attaché, of the US Embassy accompanied the Ambassador.

Minister of State for Finance and Revenue Dr Aisha Ghous Pasha, Special Secretary Finance and senior officers attended the meeting.

Finance Minister Mr. Miftah Ismail extended a warm welcome to Ambassador H.E Mr Donald Blome and congratulated him on assuming office. He stated that Pakistan and the US enjoy long-term, broad-based and multi-dimensional relationships.

The Finance Minister further highlighted the economic agenda and policies of the government with an aim to bring about economic and fiscal stability. He said that attracting U.S. foreign investment in different sectors of Pakistan’s economy is the government’s top priority and the present government is focusing on creating a business-friendly environment for foreign investors.

H.E. Mr. Donald Blome, the Ambassador underscored that both countries enjoy good relations and expressed confidence in the policies and programmes of the government. He extended his support to further promote bilateral economic, investment and trade relations between both the countries.

The Finance Minister thanked the US Ambassador and reiterated the desire of the present government to further deepen bilateral economic, trade and investment ties with the USA.