A view of meeting in Dubai.
Khan is paying a day-long trip to the UAE to take part in the 7th edition of the World Government Summit on the invitation of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum.
She also highlighted 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.
"In addition, technical level subject-specific discussions also support the process of overall dialogue", he further said.
Responding to queries on Khan's reported comments, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said his remarks were an "egregious insult to all citizens of India".
During the meeting, matters pertaining to bilateral interests came under discussion.
"As emphasized in the new government's policy agenda, protecting the poor and strengthening governance are key priorities to improve people's living standards in a sustainable manner", Lagarde further said.
He reiterated the government's commitment for undertaking structural and governance reforms and strengthening social protection in the country.
The two sides continue to exchange views on data and a reform framework to move forward.
Although government has secured a breathing space from Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates loans, an International Monetary Fund programme is essential to unlock access to resources from other multilateral lenders like the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, as well as the global capital markets.
The prime minister was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Maritime Affairs Minister Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Adviser to PM on Commerce Abdur Razak Dawood and Special Assistant to PM on Reforms Dr Ishrat Hussain on the occasion. A statement from Lagarde called the meeting "good and constructive".
Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have narrowed their positions on the scale of adjustments over the past few weeks of continuous engagements, a senior official involved in the negotiations told Dawn on Saturday.
Officials had expected talks to conclude in November but they have been delayed as Islamabad harbours concerns that the programme could derail the economy and Khan's plans for his term in office.
The United Arab Emirates, Pakistan's largest trading partner in the Middle East and a major investment sources, recently offered $3 billion to support Pakistan's battered economy.