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IMF to send delegation in Donor Conference in Geneva

ISLAMABAD (Eshfak Mughal):- A high level delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will attend the International Conference on Resilient Pakistan to be held in Geneva on Monday.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had made telephonic call to the Managing Director Karistalina Georgieva and invited her to attend the conference.

The Voice of Public has contacted with a spokesman of the IMF and raised question about the date of resumption of IMF talks.

The spokesperson of the IMF said that the Managing Director had a constructive call with Prime Minister Sharif in the context of the International Conference on Resilient Pakistan to be held in Geneva on Monday, January 9.

The MD again expressed her sympathy to those directly affected by the floods and supported Pakistan’s efforts to build a more resilient recovery, the spokesperson.

The spokesperson further said that the IMF delegation is expected to meet with Finance Minister Dar on the sidelines of the Geneva conference to discuss outstanding issues and the path forward.

Sources in the Economic Affairs Division, the response of international community on the donor conference is not encouraging so far. They further told the scribe that that the Pakistan has invited to 40 countries and other international donors to attend the Donor Conference. Only eight ministerial level delegations and six head of states are expected to attend the conference.

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