ECONOMIST Professor Oliver Saasa says when he asked an IMF representative during a recent visit if there was something which Zambia was yet to do that might delay the programme, he was assured that government had ticked all boxes. In an interview, Tuesday, Prof Saasa said the recent visit by IMF deputy managing director Antoinette Monsio Sayeh was an endorsement that positivity had been recorded and that the country was headed towards acquiring an IMF-supported programme. “When we had discussions with the vice president of the IMF when she was here, I actually personally asked her a straight question; ‘is there something that the Zambian government are yet to do that might, on the IMF side, delay the conclusion of…...

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