She said during the meet with Khan which was "good and constructive" they discussed recent "economic developments and prospects for Pakistan in the context of ongoing discussions toward an IMF-supported program".
Slamming Khan for his "lack of understanding about India's secular polity and ethos", Kumar pointed out that "adherents of all faiths choose to live under the democratic polity and the progressive Constitution of India".More news: Emergency as polar bears invade Russian town
The Pakistani Prime Minister's latest attempts to play with minority sentiment in India will be rejected by the people of India, he asserted. "I also highlighted that decisive policies and a strong package of economic reforms would enable Pakistan to restore the resilience of its economy and lay the foundations for stronger and more inclusive growth".
Strongly reacting to Khan's remarks, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar pointed out the status of minorities in India as compared to those in Pakistan.
"Reforms are painful but it is essential if we have to get out of our current problems", Khan told the summit and said his government was making efforts to cut down the fiscal and current account deficit.More news: Olivia Colman and 'The Favourite' rule at the BAFTAs
The minorities in Pakistan are often turned away from government bodies such as the Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister, even in "naya Pakistan", the spokesperson said in an apparent reference to the removal of a minority Ahmadi Muslim from a recently set up economic council under Khan's government.
Islamabad also secured $6 billion in funding from Saudi Arabia and struck a 12-month deal for a cash lifeline during Khan's visit to the kingdom in October.
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In January, Pakistan launched a new investment certificate for overseas citizens, aimed at easing the country's balance of payments crisis.