Pak Army Chief 'begs' UAE & Saudi to save cash-strapped economy after U.S. | Details

Pak Army Chief 'begs' UAE & Saudi to save cash-strapped economy after U.S. | Details

Days after seeking US help in securing an early release of a crucial USD 1.7 billion instalment from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Pakistan, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has now reached out to Saudi Arabia and the UAE as part of his efforts to ensure financial assistance for the cash-strapped nation, according to a media report on Saturday. As the Executive Board of the IMF is set to meet later this month to formally approve the next tranche of USD 1.2 billion instalment, the international lender wants Pakistan to ensure it receives commitment from its friends for financial assistance, the Express Tribune newspaper reported. It is believed …
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