PM reaffirms govt’s enduring commitment to reform efforts agreed with IMF

Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has reaffirmed government’s enduring commitment to the reform efforts agreed with the IMF aimed at stabilizing the Pakistan’s economy.

He expressed this resolve while talking to IMF Mission Chief Nathan Porter and IMF Resident Representative for Pakistan Esther Perez Tuiz, who called on the Prime Minister in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Speaking on the occasion, the IMF Mission Chief and Resident Representative apprised the Prime minister of status of the negotiations held at the technical levels with the team of Government of Pakistan under the First Review of the Standby Agreement.

Nathan Porter acknowledged the efforts made by the Government of Pakistan in meeting the various program quarterly targets.

He stated that these efforts have resulted in positive conclusion of the technical level talks. He stated that both the teams have had extensive talks on various aspects of the Standby Agreement. He appreciated the role played by the Finance Minister and her team and Governor SBP along with his team in technical level talks.

The Prime Minister thanked the IMF team for its ongoing work with the Pakistan and praised the leadership of the Minister for Finance and Revenue and the contribution of her team in taking the program forward.

Source: Radio Pakistan