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United States Treasury Secretary, Jack J. Lew called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Blair House in Washington DC. Mr. Jack J. Lew is an important cabinet member of President Obama’s administration since February 2013. He also previously served as White House chief of staff.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister highlighted the positive indicators of Pakistan economy which have been duly recognised by independent international institutions including rating agencies. He also expressed his government’s resolve to implementing reforms in Energy, Taxation, Privatization and other sectors.

Secretary Jack J. Lew congratulated Pakistan for successfully implementing the government’s economic reform agenda which has resulted in macro-economic stability, rebuilding of foreign exchange reserves, and continuing reformsin the energy sector.

Secretary Lew expressed the desire to deepen economic cooperation between the two countries. It was agreed to continue working together in invigorating economic relationship between the United States and Pakistan and combating terrorist financing.

October 21, 2015

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