Negotiations with IMF at an advanced stage: Tarin

Says the news ‘PM drops plan to seek IMF chief’s help’ is completely flawed and baseless


APP November 10, 2021
Finance Minister Shaukat Fayaz Ahmed Tarin gestures during a press conference. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

ISLAMABAD:

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin on Tuesday categorically rejected the news captioned ‘PM drops plan to IMF chief’s help’ adding that the negotiations with the fund were at an advanced stage.

In a tweet, the adviser termed the news as completely “flawed and baseless” saying that such a proposal was never under consideration.

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He highlighted that when media reporters during the ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’ asked about PM’s call to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief, he replied saying that negotiations were at an advanced stage and there was no need for a call.

“The news ‘PM drops plan to seek IMF chief’s help’ is completely flawed and baseless,” he said. “Such a proposal was never under consideration.”

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