Islamabad (Web Desk): International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended Pakistan for assistance in the safe and swift evacuation of fund's personnel and their families from Afghanistan.
In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Managing Director IMF Kristalina Georgieva especially appreciated the instrumental role played by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Defense Minister Pervez Khattak, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin and Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Reza Baqir.
The MD IMF said that Pakistan's efforts at the highest level were absolutely critical to the safe and swift evacuation of IMF staff and their families from Afghanistan. She expressed her gratitude to Pakistan over this assistance.
Kristalina Georgieva said the IMF looks forward to continuing its cooperation with Pakistan.
My heartfelt thanks to @ImranKhanPTI for Pakistan's exceptional assistance in very difficult circumstances!— Kristalina Georgieva (@KGeorgieva) August 23, 2021
It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan has been issuing visas and safely evacuating diplomatic staff and foreign journalists from Afghanistan on an emergency basis after the Taliban takeover of Kabul.