April 27, 2022 (MLN): Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Miftah Ismail underscored that Pakistan had long-standing historic ties with the United Kingdom, and relations between the two countries needed to be further expanded for the mutual benefits of the two sides, said a press release issued today.
H.E Dr. Christian Turner, British High Commissioner called on Miftah Ismail along with Development Team head Ms. Annabel Gerry at Finance Division, today.
The Federal Minister extended a warm welcome to the British High Commissioner and exchanged views with the High Commissioner on matters of common interest.
The Finance Minister shared with the envoy the broad economic agenda and priorities of the new government and said that the present government aims to bring about economic and fiscal stability leading to economic recovery and growth.
H.E Dr. Christian Turner, British High Commissioner extended the felicitations and warm wishes of the government of the United Kingdom to the Minister on assuming his new responsibilities and expressed his good wishes for the new government. He said that both countries enjoyed excellent economic relations which will be further strengthened. He assured the Minister of the full support of the British government and the people of Britain.
The finance minister thanked the British High Commissioner for his cooperation and support.