The IMF approved the 13th bailout package for Pakistan since the late 1980s, worth USD 6 billion, of which USD 1 billion is to be disbursed immediately and the rest in the next three years.
'We used to have competition with Indian economy': Pakistan opposition slams government over financial crunch
Pakistan's opposition leader said regional countries like Afghanistan and Bangladesh were doing better than Pakistan in certain areas.
The US ruled out any effort to block IMF loan to Pakistan until the release of Dr Shakeel Afridi, the Pakistan doctor who is currently in a jail for helping the CIA finding Osama bin Laden.
Last month, Prime Minister Khan appointed Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh as Adviser on Finance in place of Umar, as inflation rose to its highest in six years.
Pakistan, currently battling to stave off an economic crisis, secured the bailout from the global lender on Sunday night.
Sources in the ministry of finance said that there were at least three main sticking points that led to inconclusive talks till the last day of the IMF visit.
IMF, which is considering a bailout package for Pakistan, voiced concern about Beijing's financial assistance to Islamabad.
Mr An Qiguang who had served as a diplomat in Pakistan, announced that Chinese companies executing various CPEC projects would hire more Pakistani labour and mid-level managers.