Minister for Finance, Prof Edward Scicluna is holding talks with senior officials of leading international financial institutions on the margin of the 2016 International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) Annual Meetings in Washington D.C., USA between 7th and 9th October 2016.
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Minister Scicluna is discussing Malta’s economic, fiscal and financial outlook, as well as its aims and aspirations for its Presidency of the EU Council in the first half of 2017 to senior officials of a number of leading international banks, as well as top officials from leading rating agencies Moody’s, Standards and Poor’s, FitchRating and DBRS Sovereign. Prof Scicluna also had high-level meetings with World Bank Executive Director Mr Patrizio Pagano, Country Director for the Maghreb Ms Marie Françoise Nelly, IMF Executive Director Mr Carlo Cottarelli, Head of Article IV Mission to Malta Mr Nir Klein and Deputy Director Fiscal Affairs Department Mr Christopher Towe.
These annual meetings serve as a platform where finance and development ministers, central bank governors, private sector executives and academics discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication and economic development. Minister Scicluna was accompanied by Central Bank of Malta Governor Dr Mario Vella and Deputy Governor Alfred Mifsud.
Sunday 9th October 2016