The first tranche of the IMF loan amounting to Rs 3.5 billion will help support the economy of the country, said Advisor to Prime Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin here on Friday. Talking to media on his arrival here, he reiterated the government's resolve to continue taking necessary measures for putting the country's ailing economy back to its feet. "The IMF's loan will improve the country's economic condition," the Advisor said optimistically.