Depreciation of Rupee temporary: Ishaq Dar
10 October, 2013
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that the government is ready to work on Diamer-Bhasha Dam without waiting foreign assistance.
In an interview‚ Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said it is the decision of Prime Minister‚ Muhammad Nawaz Sharif that the government will kick off the 4500 MW hydro power project without waiting for the World Bank's funding.
Ishaq Dar said the government is committed to completing both Dasu and Diamer-Bhasha hydro power projects and it will not step back from any of the project.
To a question‚ he said the depreciation of local currency against greenback is temporary and it will improve during coming weeks.
He said through privatization process the government aims at maintaining good governance and corruption free atmosphere.