Eighth round of talks between IMF, Pakistan continues

ISLAMABAD: Eighth round of talks between Pakistan and International Monitory Fund (IMF) continues on Tuesday as Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar leads the delegation in Dubai.


IMF is reviewing Pakistan’s economic reform programme. Dar will brief the IMF delegation over strategy to recover taxes, privatization of institutions and other matters. The parties will also talk about next installment of USD 50 crore.

The talks are scheduled to continue until August 6.

Earlier, the IMF had signed an agreement to provide USD 6.18 billion to Pakistan within a span of three years for economic stability. Pakistan has received at least USD 4 billion out of the total.