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ADB VP to visit Pakistan for the signing ceremony of a highway project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) vice-president will be paying a week-long visit to Pakistan from Tuesday.

Werner Liepach made the announcement at a meeting with Finance Minister of Pakistan Ishaq Dar.

Briefing about the visit, Liepach said that the Vice President would participate in the signing ceremony for additional financing for M-4, Shorkot-Khanewal highway project.

According to a statement issued by Pakistan’s Finance Ministry, the Country Director of ADB also discussed matters relating to the upcoming Ministerial meeting of the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC), to be held in Islamabad later this year.

“Mr Liepach said that the ADB’s financing programme in Pakistan for the next three years was presently being discussed with the Economic Affairs Division,” read the statement.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar appreciated the continued support of ADB for the socio-economic development of Pakistan.



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