Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan said on Monday that the previous governments failed to find a solution to Pakistan’s economic crisis, adding that due to the drastic issues, our government had to rely on the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Prime Minister was addressing the Council of Foreign Relations in New York. In his address, The PM said that China, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates helped Pakistan and particularly its economy in difficult times.
The prime minister Imran Khan said that when his party came into power the economic situation of the country was in dire straits and China was the first country to help us.
While responding to questions, PM Imran Khan said that the government approached the IMF due to current account deficit and weaker economic growth.
Prime Minister further said that the US had left Pakistan alone after the withdrawal of Russia (former Soviet Union) from neighbouring Afghanistan war.
After 9/11, the US needed Pakistan’s help once again, said the prime minister Imran Khan.