Oct 12, 2001, 12:01 AM
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program reform review minister finance Pakistani WB, .D James President (WB) Bank World The - IRNA 12, .Oct Islamabad, and program reform ongoing the discussed Thursday on Wolfenshon Minister Finance Pakistani with country the of outlook economic .Aziz Shaukat a implementing been has Pakistan years, two past the Over the from lending increased allowed has that program reform national .2001 June ending year fiscal the in Bank World the of Region Asian South the by issued release a to According of continuation the discussed two the here, received and Bank, World .Afghanistan in situation current the of context the in program this this March in Pakistan to donors international of gathering a At of government the of commitment the commended official WB year, and education poverty, of problems long-standing address to Pakistan and policy other and corruption tackle to parallel, in and, health .growth and activity business to constraints international million $374.S.U reached year last in Pakistan to lending WB .year fiscal current the during increase to slated been has and and York New on attack 11 September the following Events to estimated below, economic sharp a Pakistan dealt have Washington This .alone year this dollars billion one least at country the cost in resolved not is Afghanistan in situation the if rise could figure .term short the to commitment country's his of Wofenshon assured Aziz Shaukat his and place into put has it program reform the with course the stay .implementation its accelerate to intention .support continued Bank's the of Aziz assured turn in Wolfensohn which program, reform Pakistan's by impressed immensely been have We" .said he ,"ago year two started particularly a faces country the as now, right course, Of" reform that keep it help to there be will we period, challenging which and poverty targets which program a is It .track on program to institutions country's the into discipline new powerful a brings .growth to obstacles unnecessary remove a build to people Pakistan's all for opportunity real a is It" this at even that of sight lose not must we and future sustainable .concluded he ,"time difficult most TK/BH/AR End