IMF mission reaches Pakistan to hold talks with govt

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Pakistan and International Monetary Fund (IMF) will hold talks in the federal capital starting from today (Thursday) to review the economic challenges faced by the country.

The IMF mission headed by Herald Finger has arrived in Islamabad for a week-long visit.

Sources in the Ministry of Finance said the Pakistani team will include the finance secretary, governor State Bank of Pakistan and secretary for economic affairs.

“During the talks, Pakistan’s economic challenges will be discussed,” the sources added.

The IMF mission is also expected to hold talks with officials of the ministries of finance, trade, petroleum, investment and power.