Pakistan’s talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the release of a tranche of the $11.3 billion loan package are going smoothly and were unaffected by the arrest of the head of global lender, a senior finance ministry official said on Monday.
Pakistan and an IMF team are holding talks in Dubai until Wednesday. IMF agreed to an emergency loan for Pakistan in 2008 and has $3 billion left to disburse.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 17th, 2011.
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