Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhmmad Afzal Khan said Thursday that despite challenges the economy was gaining momentum and growth in large scale manufacturing, improved exports and good management of imports were helping in overcoming difficulties.
He was talking to International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative for Pakistan Tokhir N. Mirzoev, who called on him r here.
Mirzoev congratulated Rana Afzal on assuming his responsibilities as minister of state and wished him well in his tenure.
The minister expressed the confidence that future would bring new and better opportunities for Pakistan. He added that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would prove to be a window of economic prosperity for Pakistan and benefit the whole region.
Mirzoev informed the minister that his term would be expiring in March and he would be carrying home good memories of working in Pakistan.