Pakistan will still seek an International Monetary Fund bailout even after it secured a $6 billion in financial support from Saudi Arabia. Islamabad will now negotiate with the IMF from an \u201cimproved position,\u201d Finance Ministry spokesman Noor Ahmed told Bloomberg by phone on Wednesday. An IMF program will help boost discipline in the economy, he said. \u201cWe\u2019ll have to go to IMF,\u201d Ahmed said. The Saudi Arabian package \u201cis something you strengthened your position for talks.\u201d Pakistan said late Tuesday that Saudi Arabia will deposit $3 billion directly\u201cas balance of payment support,\u201d while another one-year deferred payment facility of up to $3 billion for oil imports was agreed. \u201cThis arrangement will be in place for three years, which will be reviewed thereafter,\u201d Pakistan\u2019s Finance Ministry said in a statement. Despite his government announcing earlier this month it will seek assistance from the IMF, Prime Minister Imran Khan has again recently voiced his reluctance to turn to the fund for Pakistan\u2019s 13th bailout since the late 1980s. ALSO READ | Saudi Arabia comes to Pakistan's aid with $6 billion package; to give $3 billion in cash South Asia\u2019s second-largest economy is facing its latest balance-of-payments crisis as imports for Chinese-financed infrastructure projects rise while its exports lag the region.