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ADB chief advises Pakistan to fight corruption, tax theft

ISLAMABAD: Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao has said that it was very important for Pakistan to continue fighting against corruption, tax theft and money laundering. He was addressing a joint press conference with Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on the conclusion of the 15th ministerial meeting of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) programme. Mr Nakao said that the government should make efforts to minimise these menaces. He said the signing of a tax avoidance treaty with the…

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…