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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.

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