Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta is leading Ghana’s delegation to the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings to be held in Washington DC, from October 15th to 20th, 2019. This was contained in a statement issued by the Finance Ministry on Monday 14th October, 2019.
The delegation includes the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, the Chairman of the Finance Committee in Parliament, some Deputy Ministers and other officials from the Finance Ministry and the Bank of Ghana.
The Finance Minister, who is also the current Chairman of the Development Committee and the Africa Caucus will lead the Caucus to present their views and concerns to the world body.
While in Washington, the delegation will participate in the Africa Caucus meeting with David Malpass and Kristalina Georgieva, the President of the World Bank, and the IMF Managing Director, respectively. They will also meet with Jingdong Hua, Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank Group, and Hafez Ghanem, the World Bank Vice President for Africa.
The delegation will attend the Commonwealth Finance Ministers’ Meeting, attend the G24 Meetings, and the launch of the Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Aside from the obligatory meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, the delegation will hold bilateral discussions with partner countries, financial institutions and private sector investors and the rating agencies.