"We are not taking dictation from anyone, such hearsay has no basis," said Zaidi.
The world’s top financial policymakers admitted on Sunday that trade tensions had worsened
US financial system appears increasingly vulnerable and financial conditions could tighten as investors worry more about America's trade disputes
The current index was 36,051.61 points with a 0.26% change.
The chief financial advisor expressed resolve to keep the people in lower strata of the economy who are economically weak and impoverished under special consideration.
With 511.39 points, the KSE 100 index benchmark touched it's highest marker for the day at, 35,227.92 shortly after the initiation of the session. It then rebounded and the lowest marker for the day of, 33,779.66 was recorded, breaking the previous 34,000 mark.
"We will ensure and safeguard public interest, we must concentrate on long-term solutions for the betterment of the country's economic situation," emphasized Awan.
"We care about the poor, we are striving to provide a better living to the common citizen, we are trying our best to minimize the effect of economic turmoil on the impoverished," said the PM.
Under the agreement, Pakistan will receive $6 billion for a period of 39 months.