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World Bank to help Pakistan, India to find Indus Water Treaty solution

World Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva has said the bank they will help both Pakistan and India to find solution to the Indus Water Treaty dispute between them. She was talking to Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Friday.

Dar while speaking the World Bank delegation led by Georgieva said all macro-economic indicators show that Pakistan is on a rising growth trajectory. He informed the delegation about the economic progress and other achievements of the government.

Georgieva said the World Bank would continue to assist Pakistan with consideration of a bigger package, including the International Development Assistance program and IBRD. The World Bank CEO also assured of their positive consideration for Pakistan’s development needs and higher financial allocations.

Minister of Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif who was also present in the meeting conveyed the importance of the Diamer Bhasha Dam and requested the Bank for providing assistance for its development.