Islamabad, January 18, 2018 (PPI-OT):Mr. Tokhir N. Mirzoev, IMF Resident Representative for Pakistan, called on the Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan here Thursday. Mr. Mirzoev congratulated the Minister on assuming his responsibilities as the Minister of State and wished him well in his tenure. The Minister on the occasion said that despite challenges the economy was gaining momentum and growth in large scale manufacturing, improved exports and good management of imports were helping in overcoming difficulties.

The Minister expressed the confidence that future would bring new and better opportunities for Pakistan. He also added that CPEC would prove to be window of economic prosperity for Pakistan and benefit the whole region. Mr. Mirzoev informed the Minister that his term would be expiring in March and he would be carrying home good memories of working in Pakistan. The Minister wished Mr. Mirzoev the best in his future assignments.

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