Islamabad, February 10, 2019 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan had a meeting with Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the sidelines of the World Government Summit in Dubai on Sunday 10th February 2019. The Prime Minister appreciated IMF’s support to Pakistan and shared his vision for nation-building. He reiterated the government’s commitment for undertaking structural and governance reforms and strengthening social protection in the country.
The IMF Managing Director acknowledged the steps taken so far by the Pakistan Government for stabilizing the economy. She said the IMF will remain engaged in supporting Pakistan in sustaining its economic recovery. The two sides agreed to work together on policy priorities and reforms aimed at reducing imbalances and laying the foundations of a job creating growth path in Pakistan. In this regard, deliberations between Pakistani authorities and IMF staff will continue to finalize an agreement on the contours of a program.
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