Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 6
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia has left Tehran for Washington DC to attend the World Bank Group’s annual meeting.
Tayyebnia is expected to hold talks with his counterparts from several countries including MENA (Middle East and North Africa) group, Fars news agency reported Oct. 6.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will host the 2016 annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group on Oct. 7-9 in Washington DC.
According to the IMF website, the Annual and Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group each year bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, civil society and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, global financial stability, poverty eradication, jobs and growth, economic development and aid effectiveness.