Energy sector reforms-Dar informed the IMF


ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has briefed the visiting IMF mission about government’s fiscal and economic reforms in various sectors, including energy, and measures to bridge the fiscal gap and stabilise the exchange rate.

According to a press release issued by Finance Division, the briefing came during the meeting between a delegation of the international money lender led by IMF Mission Chief Nathan Porter with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and other officials at the Finance Division in Islamabad.

The meeting was also attended by IMF Resident Representative Esther Perez Ruiz, Minister of State for Finance and Revenue Dr Aisha Ghous Pasha, SAPM on Finance Tariq Bajwa, SAPM on Revenue Tariq Mehmood Pasha, State Bank Governor Jamil Ahmad, finance secretary, FBR chairman and other government officials.

The current government wants country’s economic and fiscal policies and the reforms to complete the much-delayed ninth review of a $7 billion loan programme.

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