On the first day of formal talks with the Nathan Porter-led IMF mission in Doha, Pakistan’s finance minister Miftah Ismail, who is actually leading the country’s economic party, clarified the uncertainty about two things – that the new coalition government will remain in office and take tough decisions. , Undertaking reforms committed to the core funding program and adopting full structural standards.
Informed sources said the talks started on a healthy note as both sides agreed on key principles – separating the state’s economic decision-making from politics.
The sources said the government would revise fuel and fuel prices in a few days and impose a complete ban instead of raising tariffs, a total of about 30 luxury items, including major vehicles and mobile phones. Imports and thus contains external accounts. The announcements will be made soon to move the discussion towards a successful completion of the revised program, Dawn said.