Washington DC: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail has said that Pakistan is set to achieve high GDP growth rate during the current year and is hoping to maintain this momentum in the coming years, reported by Radio Pakistan.

Briefing the IMF and the World Bank officials in Washington, he said he also drew attention to improvement in the country’s exports resulting from various policy initiatives.

Meanwhile in an interview with a US TV channel in Washington, Adviser on Finance Miftah Ismail says GDP growth rate during the current financial year remained 5.8 percent and it will be taken to 6.2 percent in the next year.

He said inflation rate has also been contained under four percent due to effective economic policies.

The Adviser said trade activities and industrial production have increased due to improved security situation in the country while CPEC has also become instrumental to expedite economic growth.