July 3, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: The spokesman of Ministry of Finance has expressed surprise over speculations regarding the progress on talks between Pakistan and IMF leading to volatility in the market.

The spokesman said that the talks with visiting IMF delegation are progressing well and are likely to conclude this.

The spokesman said that the outcome of the meetings would be based on national interest and in line with the government’s objective of strengthening the economy of the country.

The spokesman further said that these negotiations are being held under direction of the Prime Minister and expressed the hope that a deal will be reached with the visiting IMF delegation in line with the national interest.