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British High Commissioner Discusses Bilateral Relations with Pakistan’s Finance Minister

The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, H.E Ms. Jane Marriott, met with the Minister for Finance & Revenue, Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb, today to deliberate on matters of bilateral significance and reinforce the longstanding relations between Pakistan and the United Kingdom.

According to press release issued by the Ministry of Finance, Aurangzeb acknowledged the enduring bond between Pakistan and the UK. He gave an update to the High Commissioner on the successful conclusion of the second International Monetary Fund (IMF) review under the Standby Arrangement (SBA).

Furthermore, he reiterated the Government’s commitment to implementing prudent fiscal policies and structural reforms across various sectors, including the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), privatization, and private sector facilitation.

In response, British High Commissioner H.E Ms. Jane Marriott commended Pakistan’s dedication to economic reforms and expressed the UK’s unwavering support for Pakistan’s development goals. She stressed the importance of fostering greater bilateral cooperation, particularly in areas of mutual interest, and reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to bolstering the partnership between the two nations.

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Concluding the productive meeting, both sides reiterated their mutual commitment to further strengthening bilateral relations and enhancing cooperation between Pakistan and the United Kingdom for the benefit of both nations.

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