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IMF Chief Calls On PM Imran

DUBAI: Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Dubai on Sunday (today).

The PM Imran Khan and IMF chief Christine Lagarde meeting was held no the sidelines of the World Government Summit here.

In the meeting, they discussed matters pertaining to bilateral interest.

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde has reiterated that IMF stands ready to support Pakistan.

She said that decisive policies and a strong package of economic reforms would enable Pakistan to restore the resilience of its economy and lay the foundations for stronger and more inclusive growth.

A press release issued by IMF says its Chief also appreciated government’s policy agenda, protecting the poor and strengthening governance as key priorities to improve peoples’ living standards in a sustainable manner.

Christine Lagarde said she had a good and constructive meeting with Prime Minister Khan, during which we discussed recent economic developments and prospects for Pakistan in the context of ongoing discussions toward an IMF-supported program.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized on carrying out deep structural reforms to put the country on the path of sustainable development in which the most vulnerable segments of society are protected.

In a tweet, he said IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde also shares convergence of these views, during her meeting with him, on the sidelines of World Government Summit, in Dubai.