Pakistani FM off to Indonesia for IMF meet
New Delhi: Pakistan’s Finance Minister, Asad Umar, Revenue and Economic Affairs left for Indonesia on Tuesday to participate in the annual meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
According to a report in IANS, talking to the media before leaving for Bali, Minister said that he will also hold negotiations with the IMF officials about a bailout package for Pakistan, which is currently facing economic challenges.
Umar will hold negotiations with the IMF officials about a bailout package for Pakistan
He will discuss with the IMF top brass about the measures to steer the country out of the crisis, Efe news reported.
A delegation of IMF’s economic experts visited Pakistan last week and reviewed the current state of its economy.
The IMF experts advised Pakistan to secure a significant external financing to resurrect the flagging economy, said the report.