Attracting foreign investment top priority: Dar
Finance Minister says the government is keen to resolve all genuine issues of the investors
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said the government is giving top priority to attract foreign investment.
He was briefing the US-Pakistan Business Council in Washington about Pakistan's economic situation.
He assured that the government was keen to resolve all genuine issues of the investors. He said it is not possible to achieve higher growth target without increasing investment to GDP ratio in the economy.
The Finance Minister said the economic indicators are on the positive trajectory and tax revenue has increased.
He said the State Bank of Pakistan reserves are over 11.8 billion dollars while Commercial Banks reserves are around 5.1 billion dollars.
He expressed confidence that the Balance of Payments position will improve further and the Current Account Deficit will be brought to under 1 per cent of GDP.