AG praises Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre
12:55 Thu Dec 06, 2018
Taken from/By: FBC News
Report by: Filipe Naikaso
Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum today praised the assistance provided by the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center or PFTAC over the years.
Speaking during the 25th anniversary of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre in Denarau, Sayed Khaiyum says that having PFTAC located in Suva has made it easier for collaboration with policy makers and regional governments.
“The financial and in kind support from the Pacific Member countries although small shows our commitment to the PFTAC it shows our partnership and willingness to work together and in deed our earnestness to tap into resources that’s available.”
The high-level dialogue which ends tomorrow will focus on capacity development and how it can help countries make the most of growth opportunities and attain the sustainable development goals.
The event has also brought together 200 participants including fiscal policy experts, senior policy makers, academics, regional and international development partners, former and current IMF staff, civil society, media and youths.
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