delegation of senior officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance visited
Peru to participate in the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International
Monetary Fund held in Lima from October 9th to 11th , 2015.
annual meetings bring together the Governors of the World Bank and the IMF, and
focus on matters regarding in particular the reduction of poverty, economic
development, the stability of the global financial system and international funding.
plenary opening meeting of these annual meetings, Mr. Jim Kim, Chairman of the World
Bank Group, presented Morocco as a reference point in North Africa and welcomed
the progress Morocco made in terms of reforms aimed at accelerating economic
growth and improving the well-being of the poorest populations.
As for the joint
development Committee of the IMF and the World Bank, it mainly focused on
supporting the World Bank group on the agenda 2030 for sustainable development.
In his speech
on behalf of the Group, set up also of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Iran,
Pakistan and Tunisia, the representative of Morocco welcomed the objectives of
the new strategy of the World Bank group, which line perfectly up with the
objectives of sustainable development while stressing that the challenge for
the Bank is to make these objectives operational.
he emphasized the importance of the Bank's financial and technical assistance
to member countries to improve the efficiency of public investment in the
Morocco supported the new strategy of the World Bank for the MENA region especially
the initiative targeting in particular the establishment of new funding
mechanisms to build resilience in the countries of the MENA region and support
the recovery and the reconstruction of countries in a situation of political
instability and conflicts.
Moroccan delegation also held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of this
event, with the World Bank Group and participated in several conferences
organized on this occasion, including climate change.