IMF all set to assist Pakistan, Lagarde tells Imran Khan

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Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday had a meeting with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde during his visit to Dubai to attend the World Government Summit.

Soon after the meeting, PM on his official Twitter handle tweeted that “In my meeting today with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde there was a convergence of our views on the need to carry out deep structural reforms.”

He added: “These reforms will put the country on the path of sustainable development in which most vulnerable segments of society are protected.”


Sources disclosed that a positive response was received from the IMF chief and the entire meeting with Imran Khan was highly constructive with regard to economic development.

In the light of the Ministry of Finance press release, PM appreciated IMF’s support to Pakistan and shared his vision for nation-building.

He reiterated the government’s commitment for undertaking structural & governance reforms and strengthening social protection in the country, said press statement.

The IMF Managing Director acknowledged the steps taken so far by the Pakistan Government for stabilizing the economy.