WGS 2019: IMF Stands Ready To Support Pakistan

WGS 2019: IMF stands ready to support Pakistan

DUBAI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 10th Feb, 2019) After meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan in Dubai, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has reiterated that the IMF stands ready to support Pakistan.

In her statement after the meeting, which took place in the context of the World Government Summit, WGS 2019, Lagarde said, "I had a good and constructive meeting with Prime Minister Khan, during which we discussed recent economic developments and prospects for Pakistan in the context of ongoing discussions toward an IMF-supported programme.

"I also highlighted that decisive policies and a strong package of economic reforms would enable Pakistan to restore the resilience of its economy and lay the foundations for stronger and more inclusive growth. As emphasised in the new government’s policy agenda, protecting the poor and strengthening governance are key priorities to improve people’s living standards in a sustainable manner," she concluded.

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