ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s economic team, led by Caretaker Finance Minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar has departed for Morocco to participate in annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB).

The annual meetings of the IMF and WB are scheduled to start today (Monday) and the caretaker finance minister along with her delegation will attend the meetings. Governor State Bank and finance secretary are also part of the delegation, media reports say.

Besides participating in the annual meetings of the World Bank and the IMF, the economic team is also likely to meet with the IMF managing director, World Bank president, and Asian Development Bank officials on the sidelines.

Annual meetings of IMF, WBG Board in October: WB invites Shamshad

According to the media report, the caretaker finance minister, along with the economic team, is expected to discuss the sale of bonds in the international market, besides holding meetings with Chinese and Saudi finance ministers.

The finance minister is also scheduled to hold a meeting with the officials of global rating agency Moody’s on the sidelines of the IMF and WB annual meetings.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2023


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Arshad Oct 09, 2023 10:54am
First Class Travel + Five Star Hotel Stay = More Expensive Utilities & Additional Taxes.
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Pakistani1 Oct 09, 2023 12:15pm
Hopefully the size of the delegation is smaller and duration shorter than the delegation of Care taker PM to UNGA
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H6 Oct 09, 2023 06:54pm
I am not sure if she will discuss something beneficial for pakistan as she is IMF representative herself
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Kamal Oct 10, 2023 07:57am
This country has only bone left..
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