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IMF, WBG conclude spring meetings with Jordan, ministers of MENA region

By JT - Apr 15,2019 - Last updated at Apr 15,2019

AMMAN — Finance Minister Ezzeddine Kanakrieh has expressed relief at the conclusion of the second revision of the Kingdom’s financial reform programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Kanakrieh made the remarks during his participation in the spring meetings of the boards of governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the IMF, held in Washington last Wednesday through to Monday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Monday.

The minister also held a series of meetings with officials of the departments of treasury and state that addressed economic ties between the Kingdom and the US and the US aid programme to Jordan. He also delivered the Kingdom’s speech in the meeting for finance ministers of the MENA region, where he stressed that importance of maintaining monetary stability as a main pillar for enhancing economic growth.

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