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 Beijing, China.

The prime minister was assisted by Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Adviser on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razzaq Dawood.

The meeting reviewed the relationship between Pakistan and the IMF.

The prime minister identified the areas of reform and initiatives being undertaken by the government to stabilize the economy, control inflation and achieve fiscal balance.

The two leaders agreed on the importance of the Fund programme and to work towards an agreement for which an IMF delegation is coming to Islamabad.

The two sides also agreed on the need for a social safety net for the vulnerable groups of the society.

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