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Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says the implementation of National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) is the foremost priority of the government.

Chairing the 4th meeting of National Financial Inclusion Council on Wednesday in Islamabad, he said access to easy and affordable financial services has a strong nexus with equitable economic growth and financial stability.

He highlighted that NFIS stakeholders have shown strong commitment to collaborate, review and advance policy reforms to address the future challenges.

Finance Minister emphasized on the need for enhanced coordination and ownership of concerned stakeholders to provide further impetus to achieving the goals under NFIS.

Governor State Bank of Pakistan Ashraf Mahmood Wathra briefed the Council about the substantial efforts and deliberations made by the NFIS stakeholders in the development of a scheme for promotion of Digital Transaction Accounts.

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