IK out to create hurdles in revival of IMF programme: PM

ISLAMABAD, March 11 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan was out to create hurdles in the revival of the International Monetary Fund porgramme which was reached during the previous tenure of PTI’s government. In a short statement in the Urdu language and shared by PM Office… Continue reading IK out to create hurdles in revival of IMF programme: PM

Revival of IMF programme positive step for Pakistan’s economy: PM

ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday declared the revival of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme a positive development for the economy of Pakistan. In a statement, he said restoration of the IMF programme ended the risk of economic default of Pakistan. “Thanks to Allah, Pakistan emerged successfully out of a… Continue reading Revival of IMF programme positive step for Pakistan’s economy: PM

Imran attempts to sabotage IMF economic bailout: Bilawal

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (APP): Minister for Foreign Affairs Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Monday said former prime minister Imran Khan chose the moment of devastating floods to exploit his governments in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab for sabotaging national economic interests and IMF economic bailout. In a series of tweets on his Twitter handle, he said Pakistan was… Continue reading Imran attempts to sabotage IMF economic bailout: Bilawal

Govt committed to revive IMF programme for sustainable growth: Finance Ministry

ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP):The government is committed to revive the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme and put the economy of the country back on a sustainable growth path, Finance Ministry said here Thursday. In a statement issued after the conclusion of talks with the fund, the finance ministry said, Pakistan’s team led by Finance Minister… Continue reading Govt committed to revive IMF programme for sustainable growth: Finance Ministry

Restoration of IMF program brings hope for ailing economy

By M. Ashraf Wani & Shams Abbasi ISLAMABAD, May 02 (APP): The restoration (with extension) of Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which had come to standstill at the tenure-end of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government, has rejuvenated the hope for economic revival of the incumbent government’s rigorous efforts. The revival… Continue reading Restoration of IMF program brings hope for ailing economy

IMF to continue support Pakistan after ‘new gov’t is formed’

ISLAMABAD, Apr 04 (APP):The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monday assured Pakistan that it would continue its support “once the new government is formed.” “There is no concept of suspension within the IMF programme,” the Fund said in a brief statement issued in this regard. In a tweet, the Finance Ministry said that Finance Division and… Continue reading IMF to continue support Pakistan after ‘new gov’t is formed’

Govt has cut tax rate on petroleum to reduce consumers burden: Fawad

ISLAMABAD, Jul 17 (APP): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Saturday that for reducing  burden of increasing international petroleum prices, the government of Pakistan has been reducing tax rate on fuel. In a statement, the minister said that in January this year International Brent Crude Prices was $ 51 per barrel whereas… Continue reading Govt has cut tax rate on petroleum to reduce consumers burden: Fawad

82% loan from IMF borrowed by PPP, PML-N: Fawad

ISLAMABAD, May 31 (APP): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday termed the statements of Shehbaz Sharif and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari regarding IMF programme “shocking and hypocritical”. He said 82 percent loan payable to International Monetary Fund (IMF) till date was borrowed by PPP and PML-N in their successive tenures. The minister responding… Continue reading 82% loan from IMF borrowed by PPP, PML-N: Fawad

Pakistan witnesses strong growth despite tough IMF Programme: Shaukat Tarin

Audio leaks: FIR sought against Shaukat Tarin for attempting to sabotage IMF deal

ISLAMABAD, May 22 (APP): Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin said Saturday that Pakistan witnessed a strong V-Shaped growth despite being in a tough International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme. In a tweet here the minister said that IMF programme was necessitated by unsustainable current account deficit and falling foreign currency reserves, and a… Continue reading Pakistan witnesses strong growth despite tough IMF Programme: Shaukat Tarin

Pakistan engaged with IMF to bring review work to completion : Finance Ministry

ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (APP):The Ministry of Finance on Saturday clarified that Pakistan was closely engaged with the International Monetary fund (IMF) to bring the review work to completion without delay. In a tweet, the ministry dispelled the erroneous impression conveyed by an article published in Financial Times regarding Pakistan’s IMF programme. We would like to… Continue reading Pakistan engaged with IMF to bring review work to completion : Finance Ministry

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