Govt urgently needs $9 billion to run system in Pakistan: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Friday told the Senate that the government needs $9 billion to run system in Pakistan.

He said Pakistan, according to the financial reports, require $9 billion to run the country.”We are endeavoring to address the underlying driver that constrains us to get these $9bn. Off course, we know any strategy will set aside opportunity to yield results,” he included.

He said that the credit will be accepted subsequent to taking the Parliament. He said an arrangement to this impact will be settled in next half a month and afterward it will be presented before the Parliament for exchange.

The minsiter also added that the choice to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for loans will be taken after counsels and bringing the parliament into certainty.