Dasu Hydel Project: World Bank ‘expected’ to approve assistance for dam

Dr GHULAM SARWAR ASHRAF

The director called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and discussed issues related to the World Bank’s assistance to Pakistan. PHOTO: ONLINE

ISLAMABAD: World Bank (WB) Country Director, Rachid Benmessaoud on Monday said that the international lender is expected to approve assistance for Dasu Hydel Power Project. The director called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and discussed issues related to the World Bank’s assistance to Pakistan.

He said that the WB is encouraged by the positive trend of economic indicators and is expected to approve the assistance for the power project.

“The managing director of the World Bank, Sri MulyaniIndrawati, will be visiting Islamabad in the last week of March to discuss Pakistan’s development projects,” Benmessaoud said.

He informed the minister about the preparations being made in connection with her visit. The finance minister expressed hope that the visit will be a successful one and will open the road to co-operation…

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