According to details, Pakistan has persuaded the IMF to increase salaries and pensions. It has also agreed not to increase electricity and gas prices till October.
According to Pakistani sources, the third round of budget talks between Pakistan and the IMF took place in Islamabad.
In which Pakistan has persuaded the IMF to increase salaries and pensions, the IMF has agreed that electricity and gas prices will not be increased until October this year.
The IMF has said that there will be no increase in electricity and gas prices till October. In the talks, alternative income has also been agreed to control the budget deficit. The IMF has been assured that Pakistan will increase non-tax revenue.
Sources said that the IMF will keep the conditions soft till September 30. It has also been assured that the federal government will continue to freeze the loan from the SBP.
Pakistan will adhere to the existing loan program Pakistan has assured the IMF that most of the terms of the loan program will be met after October.