Karachi July 7 2023: IMF staff are in the process of meeting with representatives of the major political parties in Pakistan, including PML-N, PPP, and PTI, to seek assurances of their support for the key objectives and policies under a new IMF-supported program ahead of the approaching national elections.
As announced, the new SBA with Pakistan is expected to be considered by the IMF Executive Board in coming days
“PTI's economic team has been approached by the IMF to solicit the party's support for the USD 3 BN Stand-By Agreement and its broad objectives” says Hammad Azhar senior member of PTI.
“An IMF team will call on Party Chairman Imran Khan at Zaman Park this afternoon. Both PTI's economic team and the IMF team will join, in person and virtually, to take part in the discussions” he added