ISLAMABAD (PPI) - World Bank appreciated signs of improvement in Pakistans economy which has potential to grow. WB will provide all possible assistance to Pakistan in facing economic challenges, said visiting WB VP for South Asia Region Ms Isabel Guerrero in meeting Friday with Finance Minister, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. World Bank wants to see Pakistan moving on path of development with a vibrant economy, she observed. Dr. Sheikh said World Bank played crucial role in economic development of Pakistan and we expect this relationship will continue in future as well, He spoke of challenges faced by economy, like inflationary pressure, energy deficit and circular debt. The government has taken measures to counter these. He said in order to maintain macro-economic stability, policies of fiscal, debt reduction and reducing inflation to single digit are being followed. For growth acceleration, government introduced structural reforms, productivity, efficiency enhancement process, improvement in governance and encouraging private investment. Earlier, Bank delegation was briefed on state of economy by senior officials of Ministry of Finance & Economic Affairs Division.