Finance Minister Asad Umar said that the government needs $9bn to run the country.
Asad Umar revealed that according to the budget, $9bn is needed to run Pakistan. He said that the number that they have to acquire, as per the financial backing, is $9 billion. He further added that in any case, they are attempting to address the root cause that propels them to acquire $9bn.
Asad Umar said that meanwhile, whatever gap there is, they are ascertaining. When their arrangement gets settled, which it ought to inside one to about fourteen days, they will display in before the parliament, and afterward we will likewise look for recommendations from the National Assembly and Senate to enhance it further.
He said that the choice to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for credits will be taken after counsels and bringing the parliament into certainty.
Asad Umar revealed that the priority is to bring back the money transferred through the illegal money laundering.