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1058. 

The Finance Minister of this country resigned recently.

[A]. Kenya
[B]. Canada
[C]. South Africa
[D]. Pakistan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar resigned from the cabinet before securing a multi-billion dollar International Monetary Fund bailout package for the cash-strapped country. Umar recently returned after visiting the US in which the details of Pakistan's next IMF bailout were discussed. Pakistan is seeking USD 8 billion funding from the IMF to bail itself out from a severe balance-of-payments crisis that threatens to cripple the country's economy.

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