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IMF Pakistan Visit: Talks on Economic Program to Start March 14

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is poised to begin negotiations in Pakistan, scheduled to commence from March 14, signaling a pivotal moment for the nation's fiscal future.

Led by Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb, the Ministry of Finance has convened a crucial meeting to assess progress and prepare for discussions with the IMF Review Mission. These talks aim to evaluate Pakistan's ongoing economic program, carrying significant implications for the country's financial landscape.

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Sources within the Finance Ministry revealed that negotiations, spanning from March 14 to 18, hold the key to unlocking a substantial installment of one billion and 10 million dollars, pending the outcome of the deliberations.

The IMF visit will prominently feature discussions on the forthcoming loan program, with representatives from various sectors of the economy, including the Ministry of Energy, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), State Bank, Planning Commission, and Petroleum Division, engaging with the IMF delegation.

Anticipated topics of discussion include a comprehensive economic assessment, providing valuable insights into Pakistan's fiscal health and laying the groundwork for sustainable growth strategies.

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Zubair Yaqoob
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