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PM Kakar meets IMF MD
- Web Desk
- Sep 21, 2023
NEW YORK: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar disclosed on Wednesday that he engaged in a constructive dialogue with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva during the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session.
Had a constructive dialogue with Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the IMF, at the #UNGA78, that emphasized extending our mutual commitment towards bolstering economic stability and growth in Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/u8kJX8Eqga
— Anwaar ul Haq Kakar (@anwaar_kakar) September 20, 2023
Taking to his official social media account, the prime minister revealed that the meeting centered on reinforcing their shared dedication to enhancing economic stability and fostering growth in Pakistan.
The prime minister expressed gratitude for the IMF’s approval of the loan to support Pakistan’s economy, a statement issued by the PM Office said.
Kakar briefed the IMF chief on various measures taken by the government to stabilise and revive the country’s economy.
“The prime minister affirmed that these initiatives aim to create a stable and conducive environment for sustainable economic growth and investment. Additionally, a strong focus had been placed on protecting the vulnerable segments of society.”
In response, IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva appreciated Pakistan’s concerted efforts in implementing policies and reforms to revive the economy.
She assured that the IMF remained committed to continued engagement with Pakistan.