Ishaq Dar vows to successfully complete IMF program 

Islamabad, November 18, 2022 (PPI-OT):Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has reiterated the government’s commitment to successfully complete the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program. This was stated by the Finance Minister during an online meeting with the IMF Mission’s Chief for Pakistan, Nathan Porter.

The IMF Mission’s chief expressed willingness to sympathetically view the targeted assistance for poor and vulnerable, especially flood affected people of Pakistan. The two sides discussed progress made in the ongoing IMF program, particularly the impact of floods on macroeconomic framework and targets for the current year.

It was agreed that expenditure estimates for flood related humanitarian assistance during the current year would be firmed up along with estimates of priority rehabilitation expenditure. In this regard engagement at technical level would be expeditiously concluded for proceeding with the 9th Review.

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