IMF to consider targeted assistance for poor, flood-hit people 

Islamabad, November 17, 2022 (PPI-OT):Minister for Finance and Revenue Ishaq Dar held an online meeting with IMF Mission Chief for Pakistan Nathan Porter on Thursday. The two sides discussed the progress made with the ongoing IMF program, particularly the impact of floods on macroeconomic framework and targets for the current year.

IMF expressed its willingness to view the targeted assistance for poor and vulnerable, especially flood affectees. It was agreed that expenditure estimates for flood related humanitarian assistance during the current year will be firmed up along with estimates of priority rehabilitation expenditure.

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