Director Middle East & Central Asia, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Jihad Azour Tuesday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan here at the PM Office.
The mission members, which are here to review the measures taken by the government in the policy, fiscal and current account adjustments, expressed their satisfaction and greatly appreciated and endorsed the efforts being made by Pakistan. They were happy to note that it was is the third month of implementation and already the indicators were showing improvements in expansion of the tax base and the increase in revenues, PM Office Media Wing in a press release said.
The prime minister while appreciating the acknowledgment of the IMF team that Pakistan was making progress and reaching all the desired targets, said the IMF programme with its stabilization and reform function would complement the government’s efforts of putting the economy back on track.
Prime Minister Imran khan said that the economy needed an overhaul and the present government has taken up this task with all its zeal and vigor.
The IMF noted this is the third month of implementation and already the indicators are showing improvements in expansion of the tax base and the increase in revenues. Advisor Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Governor State Bank Reza Bqir and Secretary Finance were also present during the meeting.
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17 November, 2019