ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said the government is in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a regular basis.
Speaking to the media after addressing the Business Leaders Conference here on Thursday, the Finance Minister said, “We are in talks with the IMF and are holding sessions on a regular basis. Last week, we had two technical sessions with the international lender and have over one interaction every week.”
“The government will again talk with the IMF this week and we are sharing economic data with the,” he continued. Umar added, “Following the finalization of terms, an IMF mission will visit Pakistan.”
Responding to a question, Umar said, “India will face losses following an increase in duties on Pakistani products. Pakistan will not face any burden after the increase in duties.” – NNI