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IMF delegation arrives in Pakistan for two-week visit

April 29, 2019
 

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An IMF delegation arrived in Pakistan today (Monday) for a two-week visit.

The delegation is here to discuss the finalities of the monetary package Pakistan is seeking.

The finance ministry spokesperson said that the IMF delegation will meet officials of the ministry, the FBR and State Bank during its visit. They will be discussing the possibility of a $6 to $8 billion loan for Pakistan.

The Pakistani authorities will be briefing the delegation on the social sector and Benzair Income Support Programme. The IMF delegation will in turn brief the Pakistanis about their conditions.

The country’s economic framework is in its final stages for the discussions.

Prime Minister Imran Khan recently met IMF chief Christine Lagarde while in Beijing for the Belt and Road Forum. He also met the World Bank chief and discussed the country’s financial situation.

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    Abdul   April 29, 2019 10:22 am/ Reply

    Are you guys not ashamed of begging. Pakistan is a failed country and still you don’t change your attitude. The only future pakistan has is that of Syria and Iraq.

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    Muhammad Younis   April 30, 2019 11:10 am/ Reply

    All the nation is surprising how the new Prime Minister is begging in different countries including from IMF while he was of the view that he would prefer to make suicide instead of taking loan from IMF.
    Muhammad Younis

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