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Palwasha Khan, Shaukat Tarin, IMF, Pakistan

Senator Palwasha Khan taunts finance minister for his ‘happy tweet’ on IMF loan

Opposition Senator Palwasha Khan taunted Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin after the latter shared on Twitter that he was pleased with the IMF for approving a loan tranche...

IMF, El Salvador, bitcoin, legal tender

IMF urges El Salvador to remove bitcoin as legal tender

Story by AFP The IMF on Jan 25 called on El Salvador to change course and stop using bitcoin as legal tender, citing “large risks” posed by the cryptocurrency. The...

IMF, Pakistan

IMF says Pakistan talks ongoing, more work needed on structural reforms

Story by Reuters The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is holding open, constructive discussions with Pakistan as part of a sixth review of the country’s 39-month,...

IMF, Shaukat Tareen

Finance minister says govt didn’t accept IMF condition for tax on salaries class

Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen has said that he did not accept the IMF’s proposal to increase taxes on salaried class. Speaking at a press conference in...

Vaccines, IMF, pandemic plan, IMF vaccine

Billions of cheap vaccines for poor as IMF proposes $50 bn pandemic plan

Story by AFP The IMF on Friday proposed a $50 billion plan to end the COVID-19 pandemic, aiming to expand global immunisation drives, while vaccine firms pledged to...

Pakistan privatization, IMF, 2025

44 state-owned enterprises will be privatized by 2025

A review report of loss-making state-owned enterprises under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revealed that 44 state-owned enterprises will be privatized by...

IMF, Pakistan, reforms, loan, Pakistan IMF

Pakistan soon to get $500 million from IMF

Pakistan has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund for a package of measures that would release $500 million to the country, a statement on...

IMF, Pakistan growth rate, fiscal year

Pakistan growth rate to be similar to that of Nigeria this fiscal year: IMF

As compared to the negative growth of 0.4% for the previous fiscal year 2019-20, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected Pakistan’s GDP growth rate at 1.5%...

IMF, Pakistan, PTI

IMF says Pakistan’s economy to improve when PTI govt completes its term

Pakistan’s economic indicators may improve by the time PTI completes its term in 2023, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) report. The report says...

IMF, Pakistan, electricity, gas, tariff

IMF asks Pakistan to hike gas, electricity tariff

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked the Pakistani government to increase the prices of gas and electricity for consumers in order to achieve the tax...