May 3, 2019: Mr. Ernesto Rigo IMF Mission Chief called on Secretary Planning, Development and Reform Zafar Hasan to discuss PSDP, CPEC and other aspects of planning including macro-economic policies.
The two sides exchanged program on the growth targets as well as policy adjustments to keep the growth momentum. Secretary planning gave a comprehensive overview of the planning process and on CPEC program.
The two sides shared measures to create growth through both external and internal balance. The role of Pakistan Bureau of statistics was also discussed in the meeting.