EA minister Bakhtyar thanks IMF for $1.386b
By Staff ReporterFriday – May 15, 2020
According to an official statement, EA minister Bakhtyar highlighted that the government of Pakistan (GoP) and IMF are working together for much needed structural reforms for fiscal consolidation and long-term sustainable growth.
He exchanged his views on looming global economic crisis and the negative impact on communities due to the pandemic and cumulative global response to combat COVID-19 shock.
He expressed the hope that IMF and Pakistan will collaborate to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on regular basis and will address the emerging situation accordingly while keeping a focus on social safety nets for vulnerable section of the society to navigate through crucial time of the pandemic.
IMF (RR-P) Sanchez concurred with the views of EA minister Bakhtyar and said that IMF will continue to cooperate with Pakistan for sustainable economic growth in future.