| GEO Pakistan|
| Talks with IMF 'A routine quarterly meeting': Tareen|
| Updated at: 0147 PST, Tuesday, October 21, 2008|
ISLAMABAD: PM advisor on Finance Shaukat Tareen said that recent talks with IMF to be held in Dubai would not be more than a routine quarterly meeting and asking for $4 bln aid for Pakistan would not be on our agenda.
Talking to journalist here he said that Pakistan was undergoing financial crisis however we did not intend to ask for financial aid during that routine meeting.
Responding to a question Tareen said that declining financial condition of state’s economy, had opened doors for demand of financial aid from IMF nevertheless meeting with IMF on Tuesday would not include that demand.
“We have a plan B which includes this demand and we will ask for financial aid when it will be necessary”, he added.