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Assistant Secretary of State Donald Lu calls on the Finance Minister


Washington DC, October 15, 2021 (TDI):  U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Donald Lu called on Finance  Minister Shaukat Tarin at the Pakistan Embassy today.
The Finance Minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire for a broad-based and sustainable
relationship with the United States. He underscored Pakistan’s interest in enhancing investment and trade linkages with the United States. He reiterated the Government’s commitment to undertaking further economic reform and improving the ease of doing business for foreign companies.

Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr.Shaukat Tarin met with Mr.Donald Lu, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington,DC.

Finance Minister Tarin also reiterated Pakistan’s support for an inclusive political
settlement in Afghanistan. He said that while the Taliban should honor their commitments, it was important that the international community help the Afghan people as they faced a dire humanitarian crisis.

Assistant Secretary Lu appreciated the Government’s commitment to economic reform and
reciprocated the Finance Minister’s desire for greater trade and investment ties between the two countries.

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