U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a telephone call to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and appreciated the improvement in economic indicators of Pakistan.
The Finance Minister shared the latest developments in the Economy and the Pakistan stock exchange and said that all economic indicators had improved over the last three years.
He also said that the government after having achieved macro-economic stability is now focused on achieving higher sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
John Kerry congratulated the finance minister on the economic recovery brought about by the government in Pakistan.
Secretary Kerry also said that the President World Bank had recently informed him about Pakistan’s complaint against India on the subject of Indus waters treaty.
Kerry said that the US would like to see an amicable solution to this issue.
The Finance Minister said that Indus Waters Treaty is an international commitment and it is the responsibility of the World Bank to make sure that India honors this treaty and the water rights of hundreds of millions of people of Pakistan are protected.
He said that the court of arbitration is the legal requirement and appointment of the chairman of the court of arbitration must be fulfilled by the World Bank.