Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has expressed the confidence that response to Sukuk would far exceed the interest evinced in Euro Bonds.

He was addressing meetings in London on Tuesday attended by leading investors, banks and financial institutions highlighting the Sukuk. The Minister informed the participants about key economic indicators and said these manifested a turn around in Pakistan's economy. He said all this was the result of consistent economic reforms agenda pursued by the present government.

Eulogising the role played by the overseas Pakistanis to offset negativities of two sit-ins, the Minister said the remittances sent by expatriate countrymen would also help us achieve the $15 billion forex reserve target by year end.

He welcomed the deep interest evinced by investors in the Sukuk bond.