The sovereign, rated Caa1 by Moody's and B- by Standard & Poor's, has mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank to arrange the meetings .

Two delegations from the country's finance ministry will meet investors in Dubai and Singapore on April 2, Hong Kong on April 3, London and Los Angeles on April 4 and New York and Boston on April 7. A potential 144A/Reg S transaction may follow, subject to market conditions.

London- The Islamic Republic of Pakistan has hired banks to arrange investor meetings ahead of a potential US dollar-denominated bond offering, according to one of the lead managers.