Afghan Deputy Finance Minister calls on Ishaq Dar


-Business Recorder

YOKOHAMA: Afghan Deputy Finance Minister, Mustafa Mastoor Friday called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on the sidelines of Asian Development Bank (ADB) conference at Yokohama Japan.

Matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting.

The Afghan Minister requested for expediting progress on development projects, undertaken in Afghanistan with the help and assistance of Pakistan.

The Afghan Vice Minister acknowledged that the recent visit of a high level delegation, headed by Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan was a welcome step to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar stated that both brotherly countries need more interaction to further enhance bilateral trade and business-to-business exchange of visits.

He mentioned that Pakistan-Afghan JEC shall be held later this year.