Pakistan to complete terms of IMF’s programme: PM

Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said that he had told the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about his government’s resolve to complete the terms of IMF’s programme.

On his Twitter handle, the prime minister said that he had held a telephonic conversation with the IMF MD yesterday.

“I also explained Pakistan’s economic difficulties especially after the devastating floods. IMF delegation will come to Pakistan soon,” he added in a tweet.

On Friday, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva had called the prime minister over telephone and expressed her deep sympathy and concern on the human and material losses due to the recent floods and reiterated her commitment to help Pakistan in the difficult period.

Kristalina Georgieva thanked the PM for the invitation to participate in the Climate Resilient Pakistan Conference at Geneva, saying she would be able to join the conference virtually as the IMF Board meetings had been prefixed for January 9 -10.