Islamabad- Senators and MNAs from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) met with the Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Finance Ministry today.


The Finance Minister shared with them the details of his recent visit to Afghanistan for attending the 9th session of Pak-Afghan Joint Economic Commission.

He informed the Parliamentarians that he had a very useful visit to Afghanistan where he met with the political leadership and shared Pakistan’s vision for a peaceful and stable Afghanistan.


The Finance Minister also briefed the Parliamentarians on his visits to the major under construction developmental projects, undertaken by Pakistan in Afghanistan under its bilateral assistance program.


The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar informed the Parliamentarians that Nishtar Kidney Center would soon be equipped with the relevant apparatus on priority basis.


The Parliamentarians requested the Finance Minister for the early release of the third quarter development fund for FATA region.


The Finance Minister said the development of FATA and other backward areas is a top priority of the government and all steps will be taken to ensure smooth release of funds.

The meeting was also attended by senior officials of the Finance Ministry.