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Pakistani PM Imran Khan meets IMF head, bailout talks to continue

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By James MackenzieISLAMABAD (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde used a meeting on Sunday with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to reiterate calls for reforms to its struggling economy, but there was no sign of agreement on a bailout package.Pakistan is seeking what would be its 13th IMF bailout since the late 1980s, but the deal has been held up by differences over demands Khan's government fears may harm growth.While those talks have continued, Pakistan has raised more than $10 billion in loans and credit arrangements from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates ...

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 20:54 IST
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