Pakistan gets debt relief from G20 creditors

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

09th Apr, 2021. 12:37 pm

G20 countries agreed on a final extension of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative by six months till the end of December this year.

According to the details, a statement issued by the G20 states said that many economies around the world are facing a third wave of coronavirus. Owing to this situation loans from low-income countries have been deferred for six months, to assist them to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

This was announced in a communiqué after the virtual meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors with the IMF and the World Bank. This extension will allow beneficiary countries to mobilize more resources to face the challenges of the crisis due to Coronavirus pandemic.

The statement said that the vaccination process around the world us underway, adding that G20 countries will provide assistance in the complete recovery of the affected economies.

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