Oct. 3, 2016 Hon Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance is leading a Government delegation to the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings to be held in Washington DC, from October 4 – 14, 2016.
2. The delegation is made up of officials from the Bank of Ghana including the Governor, the Chairman of the Finance Committee in Parliament and officers from the Finance Ministry and the Bank of Ghana.
3. Whiles there, the delegation will participate in the African Caucus Meeting with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, as well as the African Caucus Meeting with IMF Managing Director, Christian Lagarde. They would also hold a side meeting with IMF Deputy Managing Director, Tao Zhang.
Government is glad to learn that, the IMF Board is satisfied with the developments made by Ghana and has approved the third review of the ECF programme. “The approval is a further confirmation of the economic turnaround story”. Hon. Seth Terkper, Minister for Finance said after the IMF Executive Board met on Wednesday 28th September, 2016 and approved Ghana’s economic performance under the Third Review.
2. The Hon Minister added that, “the Government would like to express its gratitude to all Ghanaians and especially the Parliament of Ghana for their continued support during this time”.