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Monday 15 April 2019

Economy Minister Meets in Washington with IMF Managing Director

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Economy Minister Meets in Washington with IMF Managing Director

Economy Minister Mohamed Benchaaboun held a meeting, in Washington, with Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, on the occasion of his participation in the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings.

During the meeting, which took place on Friday, Benchaaboun and Lagarde welcomed the progress of preparations for the organization of the 2021 IMF  and WB Annual Meetings in Marrakesh.

In this regard, the Minister reaffirmed Morocco's commitment to ensuring the success of this important event, said a statement from this department.

This meeting was also an occasion to recall the efforts made by Morocco in economic and financial matters, according to the same source.

Benchaaboun underscored the Kingdom's will to continue reforms, under the new development model, with the aim of promoting job creation, strengthening human capital and creating levers to further involve the private sector.

IMF Managing Director hailed the performance of the Moroccan economy and the relevance of the country's policies, and reaffirmed the Fund's support for Morocco's efforts to speed up the implementation of reforms and promote a stronger and more inclusive growth.

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