News about failure of IMF, Pakistan talks denied

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Islamabad

The Ministry of Finance spokesperson has rejected the news about failure of talks between Pakistan, International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Responding to the reports circulating regarding the failure of talks, Finance Ministry spokesperson Muzammil Aslam said that negotiations with the IMF will resume and the news of the failure of the talks is not true. “Talks will resume uninterrupted on Monday with no deadline,” he added.

Muzammil Aslam further said that today dollar is equal to Rs170 and petrol is 138 per litre.
“Earlier, the government was levying high taxes but today it is levying less while the Sindh government has not taken any decision on wheat issue.”

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