Gover­nor of Iran Cen­tral Bank to Visit U.S.

Iran News - - DOMESTIC -

TEHRAN – Gover­nor of Cen­tral Bank of Iran, Vali­ol­lah Seif, is going to travel to the United States in or­der to at­tend the In­ter­na­tional Mone­tary Fund’s au­tumn ses­sion.

Dur­ing this visit, two of Seif’s deputies, Pey­man Qor­bani and Gho­lam-Ali Kamyab, will ac­com­pany him. Seif’s deputies have headed to the United States a few days ago to at­tend prepara­tory ses­sions.

Ac­cord­ing to Tas­nim News Agency, the joint meet­ings of the In­ter­na­tional Mone­tary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group are held twice a year to bring to­gether cen­tral bankers and min­is­ters of fi­nance of the mem­ber states.

The spring meet­ings are held in mid-April, and the au­tumn meet­ings (an­nual meet­ings) are usu­ally held for two con­sec­u­tive years at the IMF and World Bank head­quar­ters in Washington, D.C. and ev­ery third year in an­other mem­ber coun­try in mid-Oc­to­ber.

Among the most im­por­tant ses­sions are eco­nomic fo­rums with the par­tic­i­pa­tion of se­nior of­fi­cials from the In­ter­na­tional Mone­tary Fund and the World Bank, the meet­ing of min­is­ters and heads of the Group of 24, and the meet­ing of deputies of the Group of 24.

In ad­di­tion, the IMF’s In­ter­na­tional Mone­tary and Fi­nan­cial Com­mit­tee (IMFC) and the joint World Bank-IMF Devel­op­ment Com­mit­tee (DC) hold meet­ings to dis­cuss progress on the work of the in­sti­tu­tions.

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