WASHINGTON: The Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal held a meeting with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director Antoniettee M Sayeh in Washington.
Talking to him, the minister underscored Pakistan’s continued commitment with the IMF program.
The minister expressed the confidence that the IMF will give early approval to the Staff Agreement. He also sought the IMF’s assistance to the Country’s agriculture sector specially to mitigate the impact of Climate Change.
Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Ms. Antoinette M. Sayeh, while meeting Minister Planning Prof Ahsan Iqbal appreciated recent Staff Level Agreement between #IMF and Government of Pakistan and underscored Pakistan’s continued commitment to the Programme pic.twitter.com/yi0HUQZHRT
— M/o Planning Development & Special Initiatives (@PlanComPakistan) July 19, 2022
Ahsan Iqbal also apprised on the difficult economic and fiscal decisions taken by the government because the government’s priority was economic stability of Pakistan’s economy leading to socio-economic development of the people of Pakistan.
Congratulating the government of Pakistan for the successful conclusion of the Staff Agreement, the IMF Deputy Managing Director assured that the international lender will continue to play its role to assist Pakistan stabilizing its economy.