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Ambassador of Norway calls on Finance minister

Islamabad, February 26, 2014 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Kingdom of Norway Ms. Cecilie Landsverk called on the Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Ministry of Finance this evening.

Ms. Landsverk congratulated the PML-N Government for taking the positive steps for the growth and development of the economy of Pakistan. She appreciated the transparent and prudent policies of the government for taking the economy in the right direction.

Ms. Landsverk appreciated the government’s resolve to introduce new technology in the country through the auction of spectrum license. She further said that she expects that the Norwegian Telecom Company operating in Pakistan will take keen interest in this bid to acquire the licenses.

The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said that government is committed to ensure transparency at every step of the auction process. Government has tried to accommodate the concerns of all parties in the final policy directive. The Information Memorandum has already been uploaded on the PTA website. The meeting was also attended by senior officials of the Finance Ministry.

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Haji Ahmed Malik
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