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IMF Director, PM Imran Discuss International Economic Assistance

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with Managing Director International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing today.

They discussed matters of mutual interest, the comprehensive economic policy package to strengthen Pakistan’s economy and international assistance.

In her message on social media website Twitter, she said that he was very glad to meet Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan.

He also mentioned that the issues of good governance and the protection of the poor have also come under discussion.

Earlier, World Bank has pledged to further strengthen cooperation with Pakistan in the areas of disbursements programme lending and guarantees provision for raising external funds.

The pledge was made by Chief Executive Officer of World Bank Kristalinea Georgieva at a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing today.