Qatari delegation takes part in IMF and World Bank Group meetings

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H E Ali Shareef Al Emadi (right), Minister of Finance, with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, in Washington, DC.

The Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held in Washington, DC, from October 14-20 were attended by H E Ali Shareef Al Emadi, Minister of Finance. The meetings discussed topics relating to developments in the global economy.

The Minister attended several meetings with dignitaries including the US Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, as well as Dr. Ibrahim al-Badawi, Sudan’s Minister of Finance, and the Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Khairy.


The Qatari delegation held a number of meetings with senior officials of the IMF and the WB Group, in addition to bilateral meetings with international delegates. The meetings addressed financial policies and the latest regional and global economic developments.

The meetings brought together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, parliamentarians, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness. Also featured are seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world’s financial system.