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Economy

Pakistan's finance minister paints a bright economic picture

Ishaq Dar lauds infrastructure and development partnerships as a path to growth

YOKOHAMA, Japan Pakistan is determined to funnel more money toward infrastructure, small businesses and the poor, and the government has found an array of international partners to make it happen.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar recently spoke with The Nikkei about Pakistan's development drive and the federal budget for the coming fiscal year through June 2018, which he said will focus on generating 6% gross domestic product growth.

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