INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has hailed the reform-mindedness of the Zambian government as the country prepares to sign a three-year funded programme with the fund. Finance and National Planning Minister Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane announced on Friday that government and the IMF mission to Zambia had reached a staff-level agreement on a programme under IMF’s Extended Credit Facility that envisages provision of financial support of US$1.4 billion over the next three years. Speaking to Reuters, Friday night, Georgieva said it was critical for the fund to move…...

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