QATAR ATTENDS WORLD BANK MEET IN WASHINGTON
Led by Minister of Finance HE Ali Sherif Al Emadi, a Qatari delegation attended the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group last month in Washington, DC.
The three-day event from April 15-17 discussed significant issues related to the world economic outlook. The delegation included Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) Chief Executive Officer HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohamed bin Saud Al Thani, and the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Qatar HE Sheikh Fahad bin Faisal Al Thani. The Qatari delegation held a number of meetings with senior officials at the IMF and the World Bank Group, US senior officials in the banking and financial sectors, and the heads of major international companies.
Spring Meetings is held every year and attracts bankers, ministers, and academics from all corners of the globe who come together to discuss the global economy and financial systems and issues ranging from poverty eradication to aid effectiveness.