A Pakistani dealer counts US dollars at a currency exchange shop in Karachi on October 9, 2018. / AFP / ASIF HASSAN
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Pakistan will go to the International Monetary Fund and friendly countries for financial help to avert a looming balance of payments crisis, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday.Beijing and Riyadh have provided Pakistan with financial assistance in the past.Khan said the current account deficit was about $18 billion. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Islamabad last month when he met Khan and reiterated that Chinese investment would help revitalize Pakistan's economy.In the past, Khan had said going to the IMF for assistance and taking loans would be a last resort for his government.
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