IMF to provide $6 billion to Pakistan under 39-month Extended Fund Arrangement

KARACHI: International Monetary Fund (IMF) will provide $6 billion under 39-month extended fund facility (EFF) to Pakistan, a statement said on Sunday. In response to a request by the Pakistani authorities, an... Read more »

Reza Baqir appointed as SBP governor

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Saturday appointed Dr. Reza Baqir as the governor of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for next three years. Read more »

IMF, Planning Commission discuss CPEC, PSDP

ISLAMABAD: Ernesto Rigo IMF Mission Chief called on Secretary Planning, Development and Reform Zafar Hasan to discuss Public Sector Development Program (PSDP), China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other aspects of planning... Read more »

KSE-100 falls by 242 points on concerns over economy in IMF program

KARACHI: The benchmark KSE-100 index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) fell by 242 points on Tuesday due to concerns over economic condition in post IMF program. Read more »

Imran Khan discusses IMF program with Christine Lagarde

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister lmran Khan met Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of International Monetary fund (IMF) on the sidelines of the belt and Road Forum, a statement received here on Friday from... Read more »

IMF team to visit Pakistan April 29

ISLAMABAD: A team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Pakistan starting April 29, 2019 to continue technical discussions for IMF supported program, spokesman of ministry of finance said on Friday. Read more »

Amnesty scheme may be introduced for two months; may conclude before IMF program

ISLAMABAD: The government may launch much debated tax amnesty scheme for the last two months of current fiscal year and conclude it before beginning of IMF loan program. Read more »

Hafeez Shaikh holds phone discussion with IMF Mission chief

ISLAMABAD: Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs held a phone discussion with Ernesto Ramirez-Rigo, IMF Mission Chief to Pakistan, after talking with Jihad Azour,... Read more »

IMF mission to visit Pakistan by end of April

KARACHI: An IMF mission will visit Pakistan by the end of April to continue discussions for new loan program, a statement said on Monday. Read more »

IMF mission chief holds talks with Pak authorities for new program

ISLAMABAD: IMF mission chief for Pakistan, Ernesto Ramirez-Rigo, visited Islamabad and Karachi during March 26-27, for introductory meetings with the authorities, said a statement on Wednesday. Ramirez-Rigo assumed Pakistan mission chief responsibilities... Read more »

Asad Umar meets IMF mission chief

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister of Pakistan Asad Umar met the IMF Mission Chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo in Islamabad, on Tuesday. Read more »

IMF ready to support Pakistan: Christine Lagarde

KARACHI: International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to support Pakistan in difficult economic situation, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of IMF said on Sunday after meeting with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan. Read more »