Baku, Azerbaijan, May 15
By Khalid Kazimov - Trend:
David Lipton, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), leading a delegation, has arrived in Tehran to discuss economic issues with high-ranking Iranian officials.
Lipton is expected to address a conference on Iran and global economy at the venue of the Central Bank of Iran on May 17, IRNA news agency reported.
Lipton is also expected to confer with Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and the governor of the Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif during a three-day official visit.
The visit is aimed at exploring the opportunity for introducing Iranian capacity in economic areas that will help building confidence in international trade.