Islamabad, September 27, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan is firmly committed to pursuing an all-inclusive and sustainable economic growth with key focus on “bottom-up” approach to uplift marginalized segments of the society. This was stated by Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin while talking to nominated Resident representative of the International Monetary Fund Ms. Esther Perez Ruiz in Islamabad today [Monday].

He said the Government intends to engage development partners to broaden economic development through fiscal consolidation and prudent economic measures amid COVID-19 pandemic and in post COVID-19 scenario. He commended IMF for extending timely assistance during testing times. The new representative of IMF commended efforts of Pakistan in managing the spread of virus through a series of smart and targeted lockdowns to strike a balance between lives and livelihoods. She expressed hope to work closely with the Government Pakistan during her tenure.

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