IMF satisfied with Pakistan’s economic performance: Dar

DUBAI: Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar said on Saturday the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had expressed satisfaction with Pakistan’s economic performance.

During a press conference held with IMF officials, Dar said despite sit-ins, international payments were made on time. “We have been making all payments on time without any delay despite the protests and sit-ins.”

An IMF statement released from Washington said Pakistan’s economic indicators were improving, inflation was decreasing and loans for the private sector had been accelerated. According to officials, after approval by the IMF board next month, Pakistan will be issued a loan installment of $1.10 billion.