Four agreements signed with WB


ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (APP): Pakistan on Wednesday signed four agreements worth US$ 650 million with World Bank to support projects in Education, Health, Water and Disaster sectors. Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Wednesday witnessed the signing ceremony.
Mr. Tariq Bajwa, Secretary, Economic Affairs Division signed the Financing Agreements on behalf of Government of Pakistan while representatives of Governments of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan signed the Project Agreements on behalf of their respective Governments. Mr. Patchamuthu Illangovan, Country Director, World Bank, signed the agreements on behalf of the World Bank.
Finance Minister thanked World Bank for their support, while Country Director, World Bank appreciated Pakistan’s progress in economic reform and stabilization, especially over the last three years..
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