Pakistan’s economic team meet IMF MD, WB officials in Washington

Pakistan's economic team meet IMF MD, WB officials in Washington

WASHINGTON: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and State Bank of Pakistan Governor Dr Reza Baqir held meeting with IMF Managing Director (MD) David Lipton and senior officials of World Bank and International Finance Corporation in Washington.
They discussed various matters with the members of World Bank-IMF and heard their suggestions for reforming the economy. During the meeting, they also discussed strategy to fulfill all the conditions of IMF loan.
They also spoke at an event “Pakistan: This Time it’s Different” hosted by President Centre for Global Development Masood Ahmed.
The event attended by a cross section of individuals from the think-tanks, government, academia and Pakistani diaspora.
Earlier, the top representatives of World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit in Washington DC.
The WB’s president and the IMF’s acting managing director discussed with the premier the current economic situation of Pakistan and future cooperation with the global lenders.


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