Sherry Rehman for publicising details of IMF bailout package
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Sherry Rehman on Monday demanded of the government to present the details of International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package before the parliament and the people, ARY News reported.
The PPP leader asked the government to reveal the terms and conditions of the agreement – reportedly in the making – with the international financial body.
Criticising current government over the agreement, Sherry Rehman said: “The deal means this time the budget will be in line with what IMF wants”. She said that people should be ready for inflation in the country if the country decides to go to the IMF.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had met with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde here on February 10.
The prime minister had met the IMF chief on the sidelines of the World Government Summit. Finance Minister Asad Umar, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, and Adviser to PM on Commerce, Textile and Industry Abdul Razak Dawood were also present during the meeting.
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The premier had appreciated IMF’s support to Pakistan and shared his vision for nation-building and reiterated the government’s commitment for undertaking structural and governance reforms and strengthening social protection in the country.