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.