Pakistan and IMF hold final rounds of talks in Islamabad

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Pakistan and IMF hold final rounds of talks in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD - The second and final round of dialogue between Pakistan and IMF will begin today.

According to details, data will be exchanged for technical-level talks between both parties.

Prime Minister’s advisor on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh will lead the second and final phase of the talks from Pakistan’s side.

The Pakistani team will include Secretary Finance, Governor State Bank and Chairman FBR, while for the policy level talks IMF delegation will lead the mission.

Pakistan will brief IMF over the progress in privatization program while requesting to reduce taxation targets due to reduction in imports.

The negotiations will also discuss the goals for October to December and in case of successful negotiation, loan installment will be issued to Pakistan.