ISLAMABAD -Pakistan Economy Watch has said that ''Friends of Pakistan'' should have announced a bailout package immediately and holding a meeting in Abu Dhabi next month will only help in multiplying Pakistan's problems . "Islamabad is running out of dollars at an alarming rate and delay in provision of money will only make it hard to manage. We are left with no other short-term option but to get immediate support of 5 to 8 billion US dollars, Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) President Dr. Murtaza Mughal said in a statement issued on Sunday. He said that the lenders would also hand over a long 'wish list' to Pakistan, which will create social unrest in the country. Therefore, government should focus on medium and long-term policies, as we cannot depend on 'Friends' forever. He said such forums waste no time in granting aid immediately to any other country but when it comes to Pakistan, the matter is delayed. Delayed loans simply means increased bailout costs, said Dr. Murtaza Mughal. He said that government should not obey all the directives of failed institutions, which have been exposed after destroying economies of half of the world. The policies of International Financial Institutions have resulted in unemployment, unrest and economic downturn, said Dr. Murtaza Mughal. The lenders would always target poor and lower middle class, which is damaging the fabric of society.  "Pakistan is short of good economic managers but it does not mean that we should follow excessive dictations," he said. The prices of oil, palm oil, and furnace oil, petroleum products etc have been dropped by 30-40 per cent but no relief have been given to masses in Pakistan. Rather tariff of power has been raised by 70 per cent. He said losses to the tune of billions have been inflicted on economy to tame masses for acceptance of revised power tariffs. All this is due to the insistence of lenders.Dr. Murtaza Mughal said that the incumbent government is in power since last six month and it cannot pass their tenure while blaming predecessors.