Pakistan has no fear of default: Ayesha Ghaus

Pakistan has no fear of default, says Ayesha Ghaus Pasha.

IMF to consider targeted assistance for poor, flood-hit people

IMF to consider targeted assistance for poor, flood-hit people

IMF asks Pakistan to meet targets before talks

IMF asks Pakistan to meet targets before talks

PM Shehbaz vows to complete current IMF programme

PM Shehbaz vows to complete current IMF programme

Pakistan to seek rescheduling of $27b bilateral debt: Ishaq Dar

Dar ruled out the possibility of a default on Pakistan's debt.

Finance Minister leaves for US to hold talks with IMF, WB

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar leaves for US.

Policy commitments made by Pakistan to continue to apply: IMF

Policy discussions will commence in coming weeks : IMF

Dar says he knows how to deal with IMF

Dar says he knows how to deal with IMF

Govt to negotiate with IMF to reduce petroleum prices

Govt to negotiate with IMF to reduce petroleum prices

MD IMF assures PM of support to help ease pain of Pakistani flood-affected people

MD IMF called on PM Shehbaz on the sidelines of 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Shaukat Tarin no show in FIA probe, served another notice

FIA warned that it would take action under section 174 in case of Tarin's absence.

Pakistan economy to slow in FY 2023 amid strong climate headwinds: ADB

Pakistan's economy is forecast to slow to 3.5% in fiscal year (FY) 2023.

IMF loan foundation to improve country's economy: Abbasi

Was always of the opinion that an institution like NAB should be abolished: Abbasi

Imran Khan will announce Islamabad march after floods recede: Sh Rashid

Imran Khan will announce Islamabad march after floods recede: Sh Rashid

IMF releases report on Pakistan

IMF releases report on Pakistan

Pakistan receives $1.16 bn from IMF

Pakistan receives $1.16 bn from IMF

'IMF's loan, not jackpot', Sh Rashid slams govt

Rashid said that after the flash floods in Pakistan, a flood of people will come out in country.

Rupee snaps losing streak as IMF approves loan tranche

IMF board approves $1.1 bln tranche for Pakistan.

IMF board approves $1.1 bln tranche for Pakistan

The IMF agreed to extend the programmer by a year.

Revival of IMF programme positive step for Pakistan's economy: PM

PM Shehbaz said restoration of the IMF programme ended the risk of economic default of Pakistan.

Restoration of IMF program to help bring economic stability: Miftah

Miftah Ismail said IMF had expressed satisfaction over the policies of Pakistani government.

Revival of IMF programme eliminated default risk: PM Shehbaz

Revival of IMF programme eliminated default risk: PM Shehbaz

IMF approves $1.1 billion tranche for Pakistan

IMF approves $1.1 billion tranche for Pakistan

Alleged audio leak: Miftah says Jhagra, others should be ashamed

Finance Minister said that PTI is adamant to destroy everything just for the sake of politics

Asad, Taimur react to alleged leaked audio of Shuakat Tarin

Asad said that anyone with sense cannot negate whatever Shaukat Tarin suggested in the audio.

Tarin allegedly directs Punjab, KP to backtrack from IMF commitments to pressurize Centre

Shaukat Tarin said that they need to backtrack from Rs750 billion commitments.

Imran urges govt to ask IMF for relief as floods wreak havoc across country

Imran urges govt to ask IMF for relief as floods wreak havoc across country

IMF to release tranche on Monday after board meeting: Miftah

IMF to release tranche on Monday after board meeting, says Miftah

IMF team holds talks with crisis-hit Sri Lanka on debt restructuring

The team will hold talks with the central bank governor and other officials.

IMF condition: Govt to make asset details of bureaucrats, lawmakers public

Pakistan has sent back the signed letter of intent (LoI) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Release of $1.17b to Pakistan: IMF executive board meeting set for August 29

Executive board of the IMF will be held on August 29 to approve a tranche of $1.17b for Pakistan.

Pakistan assures IMF of gradually increasing petroleum levy to Rs50

Federal government will impose a levy of Rs10 on petrol and Rs5 on diesel from September 1: sources

Pakistan assures IMF to remove all subsidies on petrol, electricity

Pakistan assures IMF to remove all subsidies on petrol, electricity

Pakistan signs IMF's letter of intent

Pakistan signs IMF's letter of intent

Saudi Arabia agrees to rollover $3bn deposits in Pakistan

Saudi Arabia has extended support multiple times to Pakistan.

Govt plans mini-budget to meet IMF conditions

Government plans amendment in Finance Bill through an ordinance.

IMF condition: Govt mulls changing petrol price weekly

The decision to regulate petrol prices on a weekly basis will be approved by the federal cabinet.

Rupee must be strengthened if imports reduced by $5bn: Shaukat Tarin

Rupee must be strengthened if imports reduced by $5bn: Shaukat Tarin

COAS appeals US to help expedite Pakistan-IMF deal

COAS appeals US to help expedite Pakistan-IMF deal

IMF's confidence in Pakistan dropped after no-trust motion: SBP

IMF's confidence in Pakistan dropped after no-trust motion:SBP

IMF greenlights $1 bn loan to Tanzania

Tanzania is to immediately receive the equivalent of $151.7 million.

Sources claim IMF has no objection to negotiating with caretaker govt

Sources claim IMF has no objection to negotiating with caretaker govt

IMF agreement sets stage for bringing country out of economic difficulties: PM

The Prime Minster hailed the step saying it was a great team work.

Pakistan to soon receive $1.17b under agreement with IMF

Agreement has been inked to complete the 7th and 8th reviews of Pakistan's Extended Fund Facility

IMF agrees to resume Pakistan loan after fuel, tax hikes

An original $6 billion bailout package was signed by former prime minister Imran Khan in 2019

Will provide relief to masses after decline in fuel prices in int'l market: Miftah

Will provide relief to masses after decline in fuel prices in int'l market, says Miftah

Current power outages due to PTI's untimely gas agreements: Rana Sanaullah

Current power outages due to PTI's untimely gas agreements: Rana Sanaullah

IMF tells bankrupt Sri Lanka to tackle corruption, raise taxes

The IMF said more work was needed to set the nation’s finances right.

Pakistan receives MEFP from IMF for combined 7th, 8th reviews: Miftah

MEFP is a prerequisite for paving the way for moving towards striking a staff-level agreement.

Pakistan seeks $2bn increase in IMF programme

Pakistan seeks $2bn increase in IMF programme

Miftah warns of scorching inflation in coming days

Miftah warns of scorching inflation in coming days

IMF asks govt to impose more taxes, claims Shaukat Tarin

IMF asks govt to impose more taxes, claims Shaukat Tarin

Pakistan has been saved from bankruptcy: Miftah Ismail

Miftah blamed the previous Imran-led government for burdening the masses by imposing several taxes.

Govt to impose 50pc petroleum levy on people, claims Shaukat Tarin

Govt to impose 50pc petroleum levy on people, claims Shaukat Tarin

Govt-IMF deal: Hammad Azhar warns public of inflation, unemployment

Hammad Azhar said a flood of unemployment will come in the country.

Shaukat Tarin claims govt will hike petrol, electricity price from July 1

IMF had refused to release the loan tranche before budget: Shaukat Tarin

Pakistan reaches agreement with IMF for revival of loan program

IMF agreed with Pakistan's economic measures and budget targets of the country.

Pakistan reaches deal with IMF for revival of loan programme

The finance ministry sources said that the declaration of agreement will be issued soon.

PM Shehbaz says will take more tough decisions if needed

PM Shehbaz says will take more tough decisions if needed

Imran Khan announces countrywide protest on Sunday against fuel price hike

Imran Khan announces countrywide protest on Sunday against fuel price hike

Country could default if govt deviates from IMF contract: Maryam

Govt is bound by the contracts Imran Khan made: Maryam

Govt increases petrol price by Rs24.03 per litre

Govt increases petrol price by Rs24.03 per litre

Govt will be sent packing in a month and half after budget: Imran Khan

Govt will be sent packing in a month and half after budget

Miftah Ismail refutes rumours regarding hike in petroleum prices

Miftah Ismail refutes rumours regarding hike in petroleum prices

Govt took difficult decisions and will continue to do so, says Miftah Ismail

Govt took difficult decisions and will continue to do so, says Miftah Ismail

Govt considering increasing tax on income through social media

Authorities are considering proposal to hike income tax on income of over Rs1 million per annum.

NEPRA hikes power tariff by whopping Rs7.91 per unit

NEPRA hikes power tariff by whopping Rs7.91 per unit

Govt increases petrol price by Rs 30 per litre

The price of high-speed diesel (HSD) was also increased by Rs 30 per liter

IMF to release $900 million when Pakistan removes fuel price caps

IMF to release $900 million when Pakistan removes fuel price caps

Govt committed to revive IMF programme & put Pakistan back on sustainable growth: Miftah

The week-long consultations reviewed fiscal and monetary situation for the fiscal year 2022.

IMF asks govt to raise petroleum prices for issuance of loan instalment

IMF asks govt to raise petroleum prices for issuance of loan instalment

IMF demands implementation of PTI govt's roadmap

Imran Khan's government was willing to hike power tariff by Rs3.94: IMF

Pakistan to reduce petrol subsidy after talks with IMF

Suggestions were also made to limit petrol subsidy to the poor.

Pakistan, IMF talks begin in Qatar

in case of success, Pakistan would be given an instalment of one billion dollars

Pakistan and IMF to meet over release of funds

Officials are seeking an extension to the programme through to June 2023.

Talks between IMF, Pakistan begins on Wednesday

The talks will go on for a week.

Imran Khan says warned about economic tailspin in case of ouster

Imran Khan says warned about economic tailspin in case of ouster

Pakistan, IMF talks likely to start from May 18

The government might ask IMF to reduce subsidies in phases.

Dr. Murtaza Syed assumes office of acting Governor of SBP

he has more than 20 years of experience in macroeconomic research and policy making.

Imran Khan left after laying landmines for new govt: Miftah Ismail

Miftah Ismail praises PTI's Kamyab Jawab initiative

Inflation in Pakistan won't decline till the end of current fiscal year: IMF

MF's Regional Economic Outlook Report says inflation in Pakistan will remain above 11%

Constructive talks with IMF: PKR sees strong recovery

The dollar was being quoted at 186.90.

IMF mission due in May for technical discussion: Miftah

Miftah said the incumbent government would fulfill all commitments made by the previous governments.

Miftah discusses pathways to complete seventh review with IMF

The Pakistan delegation held several meetings with the IMF officials.

IMF loan limit for Pakistan is likely to be extended

IMF loan limit for Pakistan is likely to be extended

IMF and Pakistan agree to continue current program, petrol prices to climb

IMF andPakistan agree to continue current program, petrol prices to climb

Miftah agrees with IMF recommendations to reduce fuel subsidies

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said that we can't afford to do the subsidies that we're doing.

IMF puts five tough terms before Shehbaz Sharif govt

The government also hoped that China would roll over $2.3 billion soon.

Finance Minister flies to US for talks with IMF

Will try to put back on track IMF program: Finance Minister

IMF forecasts Pakistan's real GDP to grow at 4 percent in FY22

IMF has predicted that inflation in Pakistan will remain in double digits of 11.2 percent this year.

Talks with IMF to start from Tuesday

The successful meeting will help Pakistan to procure the tranche of $1 billion from IMF.

Rising oil prices are a challenge for Pakistan: IMF

Talks are underway with Pakistan on economic reforms, says IMF spokesperson.

IMF objects to PM Imran's relief package

The global lender raised serious objections over the Prime Minister's Relief Package

NEPRA hikes power tariff by upto 95 paisa per unit

The notification of the increase will be issued after approval of the federal government.

PM shouldn't have spoken in public on issue of Europe: Shaukat Tarin

Shaukat Tarin said that he has no idea when oil prices would come down in the international market.

Not every condition of IMF can be accepted: Shaukat Tarin

Not every condition of IMF can be accepted

Incompetence of bureaucracy in Pakistan a major obstacle to business: IMF

Incompetence of bureaucracy in Pakistan a major obstacle to business

Pakistan receives $1.053 billion from IMF

Pakistan receive $1.053 billion from IMF

Pakistan economy stabilized due to IMF program: Shaukat Tarin

Shaukat Tarin said that Pakistan became economically stable because of the loans provided by IMF

IMF approves 6th tranche of $1 billion for Pakistan

IMF approves 6th tranche of $1 billion for Pakistan

Shehbaz Sharif takes a dig at govt over mini-budget

He said PTI govt was imposing 350 billion taxes on people already suffering from inflation

SBP will remain under control of govt: Finance Minister

IMF asked government to stop borrowing money from the State Bank: Finance Minister

Pakistan asks IMF to delay 6th country review meeting to end-January

The meeting was meant to take place on Jan. 12

It should begin with lawmakers if we want to create tax culture: Tarin

Shaukat Tarin said steps being taken for transparency and simplification in tax system

Mobile phone prices go up after govt introduces Finance (Supplementary) Bill 2021

Mobile phone prices go up after govt tables Finance (Supplementary) Bill 2021

Imran Khan surrendered to IMF in 'economic war': Shehbaz Sharif

Shehbaz Sharif lashed out at Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on mini budget

Common man will bear extra burden of only Rs 2 billion in taxes: Shaukat Tarin

Tarin said no sales tax imposed under Finance (Supplementary) Bill, 2021 on tractors, medicines

PPP's Shagufta Jamani slaps PTI's Ghazala Waheed

PPP's Shagufta Jamani slaps PTI's Ghazala Waheed

Parliamentary party apprised of finance bill, amendments in SBP Act

The meeting of the parliamentary party was attended by the cabinet members

Mini-budget: Don't sell Pakistan, cries Khawaja Asif

Khawaja Asif said the nation is ashamed of what is happening in the House today.

Prices of petroleum products likely to go up

Taxes and duties on luxury items, imported diapers, make-up items will be increased

Mini-budget contradicts govt's concept of geo-economics: Shehbaz Sharif

Mini-budget contradicts govt's concept of geo-economics

Prices of petroleum products likely decrease up to Rs 4

Prices of petroleum products likely decrease up to Rs 4

PPP rejects mini-budget: Sherry Rehman

PPP rejects this mini-budget of government and International Monetary Fund: Sherry

Increase in current account deficit pushes govt towards IMF: Shaukat Tarin

Tarin said for economic growth rate of 5 to 6pc, revenues should be 20pc of gross domestic product

IMF took 'everything' from us in return for loan: Ch Sarwar

Ch Sarwar said the IMF is giving us a loan and not a charity

IMF agreement will cause flood of inflation: Shahid Khaqan

Immediate elections are the only solution to the problems of the country: Shahid

Pakistan-IMF agreement under EFF worth US$1. 1.059 billion finalized: Tarin

Tarin said that apart from agreement with IMF, we have set a tax revenue target of 5.8 trillion.

Petroleum levy to go up Rs4.95 per month

Minister for Energy Hamad Azhar hinted at increasing the power tariff in coming months.

Pakistan, IMF reach agreement to release around $1.059bn

Discussions also focused on policies to help Pakistan achieve sustainable and resilient growth.

No one knows anything about talks between govt, IMF: Saeed Ghani

No one knows anything about talks with IMF: Saeed Ghani

Farogh briefs IMF officials about financial legalization

The meeting chaired by Dr Farogh Naseem was attended by the top IMF officials via video link.

IMF officials admire Frogh Naseem over satisfactory response

Law minister briefs IMF officials on legal complications of financial legislation in Pakistan

Pakistan, IMF likely to reach agreement by next week

Government can impose more taxes on luxury items

Pakistan, IMF deadlock over rupee devaluation, tax exemption persists

The IMF demanded Pakistani authorities to take immediate action to do more to devalue the green back

Overseas Pakistanis benefitted from surge in dollar rate: Governor SBP

Reza Baqir said that talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are going on smoothly.

IMF cuts Asia's growth forecast, warns of supply chain risks

IMF cuts Asia's growth forecast, warns of supply chain risks

Pakistan-IMF talks enter final stages: Finance Ministry spokesperson

Finance Ministry spokesperson dismissed reports that the talks between Pakistan and IMF have failed.

Pakistan's talks with IMF have not failed: Shaukat Tarin

Shaukat Tarin insists Pakistan's talks with IMF have not failed

Finance Ministry rejects news about failure of talks between Pakistan, IMF

Finance Ministry rejects news about failure of talks between Pakistan, IMF

IMF forecasts Pakistan's real GDP to grow at 4pc in FY22

Unemployment rate in Pakistan would decline from current 5.0% to 4.8% in the current fiscal year

IMF reaffirms 'full confidence' in head Georgieva

Georgieva welcomed the decision, saying the allegations were "unfounded."

IMF demands govt to withdraw subsidy on five edible items

Talks between Pakistan and the IMF will begin in October

Govt committed to engage IMF to broaden economic development in country: Khusro

The minister welcomed the appointment of Ruiz in Pakistan

Be realistic, show patience, engage, don't isolate Afghanistan, FM Qureshi tells world

Shah Mahmood Qureshi urges US, IMF to release money to bring normalcy in Afghanistan

Pakistan receives US$2.75 billion from IMF

"SBP has received US$2.75bn from IMF, as part of SDR allocation announced by IMF recently."

IMF MD thanks PM Imran for safe evacuation of Fund's staff from Afghanistan

My heartfelt thanks to Imran Khan for Pakistan's exceptional assistance: Kristalina Georgieva

Pakistan's forex reserves set to witness record rise

The IMF Executive Board had approved the program to deal with global coronavirus pandemic.

Country can't progress without paying tax: Shaukat Tarin

steps had also been taken to broaden the tax base with the help of technology.

Pakistan to receive $2.77 billion from IMF on Aug 23: Tarin

Shaukat Tarin said that it was unconditional allocations from the IMF

IMF representative Sanchez lauds govt's initiatives, vision for youth

Dar said Kamyab Jawan programme has proved to be successful in empowering youth

IMF likely to disburse $2.8 billion for Pakistan

IMF likely to disburse $2.8 billion for Pakistan

New policy formulated for subsidy in power sector

New policy formulated for subsidy in power sector

IMF report a slap on face of corrupt opposition: Shahbaz Gill

IMF report a slap on face of corrupt opposition: Shahbaz Gill

IMF revises Pakistan's real GDP growth to 3.9%

The global economy is projected to grow 6.0 percent in 2021: IMF

IMF program is intact, new mission in coming August: Ministry of Finance

The spokesman of the Ministry of Finance said Miftah Ismail is misleading the nation.

IMF program is intact, new mission in coming August: Ministry of Finance

IMF program is intact, new mission in coming August: Ministry of Finance

Pak-IMF sixth economic review talks ends inconclusively

Tarin said the burden cannot be placed on the poor

PTI trying to hide incompetency by blaming IMF for inflation: Bilawal

PTI trying to hide incompetency by blaming IMF for inflation: Bilawal

Current economic situation result of PML-N's bad policies: Tarin

The finance minister expressed the hope to achieve a target of revenue collection up to Rs 4700bn

Will not let 'PTIMF' budget approve from parliament: Bilawal Bhutto

Bilawal Bhutto said an anti-public government cannot make a people friendly budget.

Govt to earmark Rs 900bn for development expenditure: Tarin

Tarin’s plan will reverse his predecessor’s decision to lower spending to narrow the budget deficit

Coronavirus epidemic devastation: IMF stands ready to support Pakistan

IMF is ready to support Pakistan to navigate difficult situation that it's facing with COVID crisis.

Economy wouldn't have been destroyed had PM agreed regarding IMF deal: Bilawal

Bilawal Bhutto said Imran Khan lacks vision of a leader.

'Tough' IMF program will have political consequences: Finance Minister

FBR did a good job but some cases of harassment were also reported: Shaukat Tarin

Finance Minister hints at renegotiating IMF deal

IMF's demand to raise electricity tariff is unreasonable: Shaukat Tarin

NEPRA likely to slash power tariff by 68 paisa

CPPA had requested a reduction of 61 paisa per unit in the price of electricity

IMF wants Pakistan to introduce tax reforms, limit tax exemptions

She said that there is need to help poor segment of the society in Pakistan

Pakistan, IMF discuss way forward for economic reforms

The IMF managing director commended Pakistan’s response to the health and economic crisis.

Bilawal tears up PDM's show cause notice

The meeting also discussed the IMF deal, the country's economy and the SBP Ordinance

Pakistan to hike power tariff by Rs 3.34: IMF

The IMF has projected Pakistan’s fiscal adjustment at a staggering Rs 1.7 trillion

Govt committed to implement structural reforms, protect vulnerable segments: Hammad

The finance minister appreciated the pivotal role being played by the World Bank

PPP announces to challenge State Bank ordinance

Bilawal alleged the government of handing over the country to the IMF

Pakistan receives US$ 498.7 million third IMF tranche

The donor agency so far had released $1.95 billion out of total amount of $6 billion.

Will not let SBP become a subsidiary of IMF: Ahsan Iqbal

Will not let SBP become a subsidiary of IMF: Ahsan Iqbal

SBP should be given autonomy to pursue its objectives: Dr Reza Baqir

SBP should be given autonomy to pursue its objectives: Dr Reza Baqir

IMF approves $500 million loan disbursement for Pakistan

IMF said Pakistani authorities had taken corrective actions to address institutional shortcomings.

Govt preparing massive hike in electricity prices under IMF pressure

Govt preparing massive hike in electricity prices under IMF pressure

Govt to collect Rs 884b after Rs 5.6 power tariff hike on IMF orders: Sherry Rehman

Govt to collect Rs 884b after Rs 5.6 power tariff hike on IMF orders: Sherry Rehman

Govt to withdraw income tax exemption of Rs 140 billion

The federal cabinet has approved to bring the ordinance through summary circulation.

Agreement with IMF to spur economic growth: Hafeez Shaikh

This agreement is subject to the approval of the IMF's Executive Board

Agreement with IMF, a good development for Pakistan: Hafeez Shaikh

The minister thanked the Prime Minister for his guidance