Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb held a high-level meeting with the United States State Department Assistant Secretary Donald Lu at World Bank headquarters in Washington to discuss financial reforms that Pakistan is planning to implement.

The meeting was held in the background of the Finance Minister’s visit to Washington in order to finalize talks about the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package.

Aurangzeb and the US official focused on upgrading economic partnerships, with emphasis on alternate energy, agriculture, climate resilience and technology.


Aurangzeb was positive about the investment opportunities by America in information technology, renewables, agriculture and minerals extraction.

He also pledged close collaboration with the US International Development Finance Corporation and Exim Bank for mutual development.

Aurangzeb has been conducting high-level meetings with top officials in the US on the sidelines.