ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar on Saturday said that all political parties should unite to address the economic problems facing the country.

He said this while talking to Engineer Shaukatullah, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa who called on Finance Minister. The Finance Minister assured the Governor that despite financial constraints, all the legitimate financial requirements of the tribal areas would be met and assured him of full support.

The government, Senator Ishaq Dar said had cleared 67% of circular debt setting dues of Private Power Producers and is in process of clearing the balance before the deadline.

The Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa appreciated the initiatives taken by the federal government for revival of economy and observed that a positive improvement is being seen. The Governor KP handed over an invitation by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce to the Finance Minister, which he accepted in principle.