IMF asks for Rs160bn worth of fresh tax measures before June 2019; programme unlikely before February.
US official says purpose of economic engagement with Pakistan is to ensure it is not a failure, stops being poor.
"Pakistan's relationship with Saudi Arabia goes back half-a-century and has got nothing to do with Yemen or Khashoggi."
IMF bailout "unavoidable" if govt "wants to avoid sudden stop to the economy", says report.
Pakistan will pay off IMF bailout before Chinese loans reach maturity, Congress told.
Pakistan can wait two months before deciding on an IMF programme, says finance minister.
Fund wants further increase in power tariff, more taxes and complete disclosure of Chinese financial support.
Finance minister optimistic about reaching basic agreement with IMF by November 20.
Economic Counsellor at the US Embassy says that Pakistan needs economic certainty to achieve sustainable growth.
Talks began with IMF while news of large bailout package from a ‘friendly country’ was still awaited.
Sources say IMF delegation wants amendments to Nepra Act to ensure automatic notification of tariffs.
Govt to undertake full-fledged effort for maximum recovery of more than Rs2 trillion tax and power dues.
Policy level talks on tentative $6bn bailout plan kick off.
Aim of wealth fund would be to turn loss-making public sector enterprises into profit-making entities.
Pakistan has already secured assistance from Saudi and China to resolve its immediate balance of payments crisis.
Information minister says meeting "very successful", Pakistan may get a major economic package soon.
Opposition walks out of the parliament after finance minister leaves without hearing the rebuttal to his speech.
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Finance minister allays traders' concerns but stresses that the interests of 210m Pakistanis will take precedence.
Our economic failure is a symptom of our collective political choices. But it doesn't have to be this way.
Beijing cautions Islamabad that the facility should not affect economic cooperation between the two countries.
IMF decision comforts economic stakeholders as prospect of bailout helps Pakistan dodge immediate dangers of default.
What necessitates the return to IMF is that Pakistan finds it difficult to service the huge external debts incurred.
It is necessary to opt for a temporary protectionist foreign trade policy while building competitive domestic economy.
In the past IMF has repeatedly prescribes the same economic policy package — which Pakistan is then forced to follow.
Any stabilisation programme must be implemented at a bearable pace, not one that results in economic mayhem.
LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian (PPPP) central information secretary Dr Nafisa Shah has demanded...
Says clips being shown on TV where Khan is heard saying the country should not go to the IMF are at least 4 years old.