| GEO Business|
| WB lauds Pakistan's initiatives to reform economy|
| Updated at: 1813 PST, Thursday, April 01, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: The World Bank's Vice President for the South Asia Region, Ms Isabel M. Guerrero, here on Thursday appreciated Pakistani government's initiatives to reform the national economy.
Ms Isabel was leading a World Bank delegation that called on Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, according to press release issued by the Ministry of Finance.
She said that the World Bank attaches great importance to its linkages with Pakistan and assured the government of the WB's continued cooperation in its economic development.
Earlier, the delegation was briefed about the state of Pakistan's economy, challenges faced by it and the government's economic initiatives.
Speaking on the occasion, Hafeez Shaikh appreciated the positive role of the WB in economic development of Pakistan.
He said that Pakistan and WB have excellent relations and expressed the hope that the bank would continue assisting Pakistan in the national economic development process in future.