Says the government will further increase the price of all petroleum products.
Debt inflows plunge amid dwindling forex reserves.
Miftah Ismail says the country will have "stay will the IMF tutelage or policy paradigm".
Two draft ordinances prepared for Rs100bn each in taxes, flood levy; more hikes in power and gas tariffs on agenda.
Dar says bringing back development and economic growth a "tough task" but PMLN-led government will do it.
IMF official says in-person mission scheduled to visit Islamabad from Jan 31 to Feb 9.
"We are ready and want to sit down regarding your conditions so that it can be concluded and Pakistan can move forward," he says.
Discusses challenges to regional economies in the wake of climate change with IMF officials.
Lashes out at ex-premier Imran Khan for country's "destruction".
Source says expanding direct tax collection will offset import stage shortfalls.
IMF looks forward to continue dialogue on policies that address humanitarian needs post floods while preserving fiscal sustainability, says IMF official.
Miftah warns default risk won’t subside until IMF, other multilateral lenders ‘come to the table’; Dar argues country’s performance criteria up to mark for 9th IMF review.
Ministry is apparently in difficult position to earmark major supplementary grant in view of IMF engagements.
Official says IMF staff is continuing discussions over policies to reprioritise and better target support towards humanitarian needs.
Pakistan’s five-year credit default swap rises sharply to 75.5pc from 56.2pc a day ago.
Minister says more structural changes needed to achieve stability; Fund insists on committed tax target.
The schedule has been readjusted but negotiations are continuing, official sources say.
Bangladesh plans to use the IMF loan to prop up its foreign exchange reserves, which have nosedived from $46bn to $34bn.
Reaches consensus on sales tax harmonisation, wants SBP to boost its profits.
Official says disbursements to Islamabad expedited in wake of floods; warns against using ‘untargeted subsidies’ to counter inflation.
Tells Miftah it’s between him and IMF, asks him not to go public.
Petrol price reduced by Rs12.63, HSD down by Rs12.13; govt cuts petroleum development levy on petrol by Rs5.
New ‘guardian of exchequer’ may have easier time than predecessor due to Nawaz’s backing.
Doha’s state-owned investment fund declares intent to invest $3bn during PM’s visit to energy-rich country.
We are importing not only raw materials, but also the services to sustain them over the long term.
Says to ensure sustainable policies, macroeconomic stability while aiding authorities in efforts to assist flood affectees.
Pakistan’s total external debt and liabilities have already surged to 39.7pc of the GDP or $130.2bn.
UAE announces $10m in relief assistance.
Miftah says power tariff to come down next month; Indian onion, tomato imports to be considered if other sources unavailable.
A mature country does not require international agencies to coerce it towards prudent financial management.