Georgia, Tbilisi, June 24 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
A new Institute of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) training course has started in Georgia. The event was officially launched by the Minister of Finance Nodar Khaduri and IMF resident representative in Georgia Azim Sadykov.
The programme is being run under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance and the IMF Institute. Georgia is taking a regional IMF course for the second time and alongside Georgian colleagues, will be attended by representatives from seven countries of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
The course is scheduled to run from June 24 to July 5 and will be taken by leading experts from the IMF Institute.
The theme of the course is 'Financial Programming and Policies' and participants will have the opportunity to become acquainted with international experience and the participating countries' examples.
The seminar is attended by representatives of the Ministries of Finance of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Tajikistan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, as well as officials of the Ministries of Finance and Economy of Georgia, the National Bank and the Statistics Service of Georgia.
Holding the IMF training promotes active involvement of Georgia in IMF international educational programmes and will help Georgia to emerge as an educational centre for the region.
The IMF Institute was founded in 1964. Its purpose is to develop the skills of public servants in IMF member countries in the economic and financial fields.