PM Imran Khan held important meeting with IMF Chief in China

PM Imran Khan held important meeting with IMF Chief in China
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BEIJING – Prime Minister Imran Khan met the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde on Friday.

The meeting came on the sidelines of Second Belt and Road Forum currently being held in Beijing city of China.

The prime minister discussed the economic issues faced by the country and the steps taken by the incumbent regime to cop up with the crisis; the premier was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and Adviser on Trade Abdul Razzaq Dawood during the meeting. link

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On the other hand, the IMF chief took to Twitter and shared that she was glad to meet Imran Khan.

“We discussed prospects for a comprehensive policy package and international financial support to help stabilize the economy of Pakistan, and also the need to strengthen governance and protect the poor,” Lagarde tweeted link.

Prime Minister Imran Khan is on a four-day official trip to China to attend the second Belt and Road Forum. Earlier in the day, he addressed the forum and called for joint efforts towards addressing impediments on the way to sustainable growth.

The prime minister said we must undertake joint efforts to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change, establish BRI tourism corridors to promote people to people and intercultural understanding, anti-corruption office, poverty alleviation fund and concerted efforts to further liberalize trade and investment flows encouraging the private sector and businesses to collaborate in projects.

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