Finance Minister Heads Saudi Delegation at IMF, World Bank Spring Meetings 2017

Riyadh, Rajab 27, 1438, Apr 24, 2017, SPA — Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan has headed the Saudi delegation participating in the 2017 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank held in Washington on April 21-22, 2017 with the participation of the Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Dr. Ahmed bin Abdulkarim Al-Khulaifi; and a number of Saudi officials in the field.
In his speech at the IMF International Monetary and Financial Committee, Minister Al-Jadaan said that the performance of the global economy has significantly improved as a result of the continued recovery of economic activity in developed countries, especially in view of the expected recovery of the US economy.
He talked about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s efforts in carrying out the goals and initiatives of the National Transformation Program to achieve the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, pointing out that the implementation of these reforms will contribute to the promotion of jobs and diversification of economic activity, explaining that development plans in the Kingdom are primarily based on supporting human elements and the development of outputs of education and training as well as strengthening the competitiveness of the Saudi economy in order to raise the productive base and economic diversification.
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