Aurangzeb, Donald Lu discuss strengthening Pakistan-US ties

Government of PakistanAurangzeb, Donald Lu discuss strengthening Pakistan-US ties

WASHINGTON DC: The Assistant Secretary Donald Lu and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of US State Department Elizabeth Horst met the Finance Minister Mohammad Aurangzeb at World Bank Headquarters to underline the political will in Washington to strengthen Pakistan-US ties.

The emphasis during the meeting was on upgrading economic partnerships, with special emphasis on alternate energy, agriculture, climate resilience, and tech industry.Aurangzeb, Donald Lu discuss strengthening Pakistan-US ties


The finance minister briefed them on Pakistan’s reform agenda encompassing broadening the tax base, streamlining the energy sector and fast-tracking the privatization process of state-owned enterprises.

Mohammad Aurangzeb identified emerging opportunities for American investments in IT, renewables, agriculture and minerals extraction.

The minister said that Pakistan will work closely with US International Development Finance Corporation and Exim Bank.

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