PR No. 15 Islamabad
Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here Monday to review preparations for the 10th IMF Review due to begin on 26th of January.
Secretary Finance briefed the Minister on the progress of various reform measures in the context of the Fund Program. The status of actions relating to performance criteria and indicative targets, agreed under the Program, were also discussed. The Minister expressed satisfaction with the second quarter’s results as well as the overall progress made since the 9th Review and directed that the positive momentum should be maintained for the remainder of the fiscal year. He stated that the reforms agreed under the program had been helpful in achieving the objective of macroeconomic stability and stressed that the process should be accelerated so that the gains made during the last two and a half years are further consolidated.