Consensus must for programme success: IMF

FILE PHOTO: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building is seen ahead of the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington, U.S., April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

The Inter­national Monetary Fund program is facing significant risk from its potential failure to build political consensus around its key components. According to the IMF resident representative to Pakistan, not being able to get off the grey list of the  Financial Action Task Force could lead to complications in acquiring funding from global markets.