ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Chaudhry Anwar Ul Haq held a meeting with the Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Finance Division in Islamabad on Saturday.
Senior AJK Minister Colonel (retd) Waqar Noor, the AJK Minister Raja Faisal Mumtaz Rathore, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Revenue Tariq Mehmood Pasha, the Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), the Chief Secretary AJK, the Secretary Finance AJK and Senior Officers from the Finance Division attended the meeting.
AJK-PM Chaudhry Anwar ul Haq called on Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar,and discussed financial matters and pace of development schemes in AJK. FM extended Federal Govt’s possible support for the welfare of AJK brethren and for the development & progress of that area. pic.twitter.com/NhfqMaAbkv
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In the meeting, Chaudhry Anwar Ul Haq discussed financial matters related to Azad Jammu & Kashmir and the pace of development schemes and projects in the region with the finance minister.
The AJK prime minister apprised him of the initiatives of the AJK government to enhance its revenue generation and sought support of the federal government in this regard.
The Finance Minister Ishaq Dar expressed the federal government’s commitment for the development and progress of all regions including Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
Ishaq Dar further added that the welfare and development of the people of Kashmir is among the top priorities of the government and no stone will be unturned for the development of the area.
The finance minister also shared the economic outlook of the Country and said that despite challenging situation, the government is determined to set the economy on stability and growth.
The finance minister extended all possible support of the federal government to the AJK government in its quest for economic progress and development.
Chaudhry Anwar Ul Haq thanked the finance minister for extending support for the progress of the people of Kashmir.