ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance Ayesha Ghos Pasha has said that in the negotiations with the IMF, the government is doing its best to ensure that the common man is not affected and the burden of electricity tariffs or taxes will be put on the rich while new measures are being taken. will be least burdened on the common man.
According to the details, the talks between the IMF and Pakistan have entered the final stage and the government is hopeful for a consensus.
According to the sources, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and IMF Mission Chief Nathan Porter had a meeting yesterday and on this occasion various issues were discussed and a consensus has been reached on the implementation of the economic policy reforms of the loan program.
According to sources, the IMF did not share the MEFP (Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies) draft with the Pakistani authorities on Wednesday, it is likely that the final draft of the MEFP will be finalized on Thursday and Pakistan Will be shared with
Based on the draft MEFP, there will be a staff-level agreement between Pakistan and the IMF.
The IMF Mission Chief told the Finance Minister that the MEFP is preparing the draft which will be finalized today and shared with the Pakistani authorities.
Today is the last day of talks between the IMF and Pakistani authorities and it is likely that a consensus will be reached on the MEFP draft, on the basis of which an agreement is expected, otherwise the talks may be extended by a day or two. can
While talking to the journalists, the Minister of State for Finance Ayesha Ghos Pasha said that the negotiations between Pakistan and the IMF are now progressing towards the end, an agreement will be reached soon, significant progress has been made in the negotiations between the parties, the decisions have been approved by the Prime Minister. has been taken.
He said that in the negotiations with the IMF, the government is doing its best to ensure that the common man is not affected and the burden of electricity tariff or tax will be placed on the rich while the new measures will be put on the common man. will