LAHORE 

PR

The Ambassador of Afghanistan, Mohammad Umer Daudzai called on the Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar in his office to discuss the forthcoming visit of Finance Minister of Afghanistan, Dr. Hazrat Omer Zakhilwal who is visiting Pakistan in connection with the visit of President Hamid Karzai.

During the meeting the Afghan Ambassador conveyed Afghan Finance Minister’s desire to meet Senator Ishaq Dar.  The Finance Minister reciprocated the gesture and asked the Afghan Ambassador to convey his best wishes for the meeting.

Senator Ishaq Dar while talking to the Afghan Ambassador said that he keenly looks forward to meet the Afghan Finance Minister tomorrow (Monday). During their meeting both the Finance Ministers are likely to explore and discuss areas of economic cooperation between the two countries. Later, Senator Ishaq Dar chaired a high-level Inter-Ministerial meeting to finalise the issues to be taken up in the meeting.

The meeting was attended by senior officials of Commerce, Communications, Planning and Development, Railways, Water and Power and Economic Affairs divisions besides officials of the Finance Ministry.