Hafeez Shaikh, Illangovan discuss World Bank funded projects

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs and the World Bank Country Director Patchamuthu Illangovan met on Monday to discuss ongoing projects funded by the World Bank.

Patchamuthu Illangovan was called on the Adviser to PM on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. They discussed the ongoing projects being supported by the World Bank, a statement said.

The adviser emphasized the need to expedite the finalization of the new financing in the pipeline before the end of FY 2019.

He assured the Country Director that all approvals will be expedited to ensure timely disbursement.

It was also agreed that Chief Executive Officer, World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva, would meet the Prime Minister of Pakistan in China during his visit later this month there.

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