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This was divulged by the officials of the finance ministry, State Bank and Federal Board of Revenue to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation which is currently on a visit here, Dawn reported
Finance Minister Asad Umar earlier this week confirmed that talks were held with China for a relief package during Khan's visit, and that the two sides agreed on continuing discussions.
Pakistan sees China as a great opportunity to progress, attract investment.
Reports of a growing rift between the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the RBI have hogged headlines in the mainstream media in recent days.
The standoff was in relation to RBI's handling of weak public sector banks, tight liquidity in the market and ways of resolving bad loans in the power sector.
Khan, who has approached the IMF, is concerned about the conditions the international lender may impose to scrutinise the CPEC projects and hence, may bring CPEC to the table with Chinese leaders
During his four-day visit, Khan is scheduled to hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang and expected to sign several agreements.
Umar spoke in grave terms of the country's balance of payment crisis, which has sparked a depreciation of the rupee and sent stocks tumbling.
Imran's comments follows some tough talking by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and the US on Pakistan's bailout plan, demanding absolute transparency on the country's debts.
The government, which has approached the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a financial bailout, sold 61 vehicles during the first auction held one month ago.
At the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meetings on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, some of that sentiment spilled into the open.
Tensions have soared recently with President Donald Trump's administration rolling out billions of dollars in tariffs against China in a bid to tackle its trade deficit.
But Mnuchin told reporters on the Indonesian resort island that President Donald Trump's drive to punish China with tariffs to encourage it to adopt fairer trade practices would have the opposite affe
The request comes at a time when Pakistan has barely two months of reserves before it goes bankrupt.
Ranil Salgado, another IMF official said, that the Modi government has done a number of structural reforms.