ISLAMABAD: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will arrive tomorrow for her three-day visit in Pakistan.
Detuch Queen holds position of “Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development” for UN Secretary General, in her visit she will support Pakistan’s National Financial Inclusion Strategy, Radio Pakistan reported.
“In her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate, Queen Maxima encourages universal access for individuals and enterprises, at a reasonable cost, to a wide range of financial services, provided by diverse responsible and sustainable institutions. The Special Advocate works in partnership with stakeholders globally to raise awareness, encourage leadership, and foster action towards financial inclusion”, said Radio Pakistan.
In three days, Queen is scheduled to meet President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and will also meet stakeholders from public and private sectors.
“Inclusive Finance for Development is one of the key priorities of the Government’s economic development policies. Pakistan has taken a number of important measures in recent years, including the launch of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS), in order to promote the key objectives of financial inclusion”.