ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The County Representative IMF for Pakistan Ms. Teresa Daban Sanchez made a farewell courtesy call to the Federal Minister for Industries and Production Khusro Bakhtiar in Islamabad on Monday.
Ms. Teresa Daban Sanchez was accompanied by the newly appointed Country Representative IMF in Pakistan Ms. Esther Perez Ruiz.
The minister welcomed the appointment of Ms. Ruiz in Pakistan and conveyed well wishes to outgoing resident representative Ms. Teresa Daban.
During the interaction, the sides exchanged views on the economy of Pakistan in the post-pandemic situation.
Khusro Bakhtiar highlighted the government’s endeavors to develop a long-term sustainable and viable economic plan to address issues pertaining to the fiscal and monetary situation in Pakistan.
The minister said that the government is committed to engage the IMF to broaden the economic development in the Country.
Ms. Teresa lauded the efforts of the government of Pakistan to curb the negative impact of the Pandemic through well-timed monetary & exchange rate policies.
The County Representative IMF for Pakistan also commended Pakistan’s response to the health and economic crisis amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and stated that the vital economic reforms needed to achieve sustainable economic growth in Pakistan.