Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen stated Thursday he had been misquoted as saying that the Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF) had given concessions to Pakistan due to the US.
Tareen, addressing a press convention in Islamabad to current the Pakistani Financial Survey for 2021-22, stated that the US had, nonetheless, put aside some funds for Pakistan for army coaching.
In any case, Pakistan had made it clear to the US that it didn’t want funds from Washington; slightly, Islamabad seeks to advertise commerce with the nation, he stated.
British journal Monetary Instances had quoted Tarin as saying that “military cooperation with the US over America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan had given Imran Khan’s government ‘some space’ to delay unpopular IMF reforms.”
“What we do not need is more burden on our poor people,” stated Tarin. “Now we have been speaking to the American officers, they usually’re prepared to assist,” FT quoted Tareen as saying.