Dar arrives Dubai to hold talks with IMF delegation


Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar arrived here from Baku after attending the 48th annual meeting of ADB Board of Governors and undertaking other engagements on the sidelines of the BoG meeting.

The minister will join the team comprising the finance ministry officials as well as officials from other ministries already engaged in talks with the IMF delegation concerning the IMF 7th review.

Pakistan it may be mentioned entered an Extended Fund Facility(EFF) with International Monetary Fund(IMF) in September 2013. The meetings for the 7th quarterly review are taking place at Dubai from 01-09 May 2015.


Previously, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Minister for Finance, met with Mr Arstun Javadov, President of Pakistan-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Friendship Group, along with other members of the parliament of Azerbaijan.

They expressed happiness on the growing bilateral relations between Pakistan and Azerbaijan. The minister highlighted the important role that parliamentarians play in building close cooperation among nations not only in the political domain but all walks of national life. The two sides agreed that they needed to promote people to people contacts, enhance present level of cooperation between educational institutions, establish direct air link between the two countries, encourage businessmen to increase bilateral trade and exchange parliamentarian delegations frequently.