The good moments in politics in Pakistan are just that — moments.
Will the govt walk the critical walk in 2020?
Finance ministry says Pakistan's economy has witnessed significant improvements in recent months.
The transfer will be added to the State Bank’s foreign exchange reserves next week.
Power sector remains one of the key areas in which Pakistan has to undertake structural reforms with a lasting impact.
"Decisive" implementation of government policies has helped preserve economic stability, notes IMF.
SBP Governor Dr Reza Baqir says the government had already implemented tough and unpopular decisions.
The whopping cash surplus refunded to help the federal government meet its fiscal targets committed to IMF.
Loan is part of a multi-donor economic reform programme spearheaded by the International Monetary Fund.
The central bank is ignoring significant potential risks.
ECC also increases wheat support price by Rs15 per 40kg to Rs1,365.
"Work continues towards completing the remaining structural benchmarks for end-September," the IMF reported last week.
IMF directors and senior officials have appreciated the robust take-off on the programme commitments by the government.
"Significant progress has been made in improving the AML/CFT framework; additional work is needed before March 2020."
Tells govt to meet revenue target, cut circular debt.
The IMF mission, however, shows its satisfaction over the government’s macroeconomic policies.
Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh is expected to join the negotiations on Wednesday for the concluding round.
Proposes single tax base to help create an enabling business environment.
Asks Fund to allow issuance of sovereign guarantees to raise over $4bn through bonds.
Visiting IMF team will brief parliament on the economy.
Mission to visit Islamabad by month end for first review, says Fund’s director.
Fund expects inflation in Pakistan to decline in coming months.
Recommends five-year tenure for the position of State Bank governor.
The IMF director for Middle East and Central Asia notes that the programme is "headed in the right direction".
Schedule includes meetings with govt, regulators, SBP and MNAs.
Gerry Rice says IMF's managing director had emphasised this in an earlier meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Coming Fund team visit is routine, not a ‘review’.
Devaluation, inflation, high interest rates and all the medicine the doctor ordered are now in full swing.
IMF programmes typically suffer from design deficiencies.
Fund’s representative says Pakistan has developed programme for stable economy.