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ADB to provide $250 million for regional border management project

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide the Government of Pakistan a loan of US$ 250 million for the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) 'Regional Improvement of border services project'. The signing ceremony held after the 15th CAREC ministerial Conference which was inaugurated today. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, while speaking on the occasion thanked the ADB for providing support to Pakistan in the border management sector. He assured Pakistan was committed to mobilise all possible…

IMF chief, ADB president to visit Pakistan next week

ISLAMABAD: The Managing Director of International Monetary Fund Christine Laragrde and President Asian Development Bank Takehiko Nakao are expected to visit Pakistan next week. In this regard Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting on Thursday to review arrangements for their visits and other international events planned for the next week. Pakistan will also host the 15th Ministerial conference of Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) in Islamabad from 25-26th October. Officials of the Ministry…