INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director Antoinette Monsio Sayeh says the fund does not anticipate Zambia’s official creditors to fail to provide debt relief to Zambia. And Minister of Finance and National Planning Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane says even if discussions with creditors conclude within a month, clinching an IMF deal will delay because the board is on holiday until August. Addressing the media, Wednesday, Sayeh said Zambia’s creditors would be comforted by the fact that the country’s efforts to deal with debt sustainability problems. “We anticipate that the creditors will be very much encouraged by efforts that the Zambian authorities themselves are making to deal with their debt sustainability problems and those efforts, we see clearly in the fiscal…...

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