Sindhsamaachar Monitoring Desk
Islamabad: The technical level talks between Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the proposed bailout package that were expected to conclude today were extended for another two days on Friday. “We have made good progress in our discussions with the visiting IMF Mission. Consultations will continue over the weekend,” a brief statement issued by the finance ministry said. According to reports that a deadlock remains on some issues being discussed between the two sides, which they said is expected to be settled over the course of the next two days. Islamabad and the IMF mission had kicked off technical level talks on April 29 to sort out details of the proposed bailout package over the next 10 days. The two sides were scheduled to conclude a staff-level agreement today.