The Wall Street Journal: For IMF Help, Pakistan Might Have to Disclose Its China Debts

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde. (AFP)
Updated 11 October 2018
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The Wall Street Journal: For IMF Help, Pakistan Might Have to Disclose Its China Debts

October 11: The Wall Street Journal report by Joshua Zumbrun and Saumya Vaishampayan states that International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said a bailout deal with Pakistan would require “absolute transparency” of its debts, many of which come from China’s landmark Belt and Road Initiative. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said a bailout deal with Pakistan would require “absolute transparency” of its debts, many of which come from China’s landmark Belt and Road Initiative. “In whatever work we do, we need to have a complete understanding and absolute transparency about the nature, size, terms of the debt that is bearing on a particular country,” Ms. Lagarde said Thursday at the IMF and World Bank Group annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia.

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The Tribune: Ready to meet new Pakistani leadership: Trump

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The Tribune: Ready to meet new Pakistani leadership: Trump

March 22: The Tribune states that President Donald Trump has indicated his readiness to meet Pakistan’s new leadership, amidst the ongoing peace talks between the US and the Taliban facilitated by Islamabad to end the brutal war in Afghanistan, America’s longest.

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