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Meeting between Mr. Benchaaboun and Mrs. Lagarde in Washington : 12/04/2019

Meeting between Mr. Benchaaboun and Mrs. Lagarde in Washington

While in Washington, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, held a meeting, Friday, April 12th 2019 with Mrs. Christine LAGARDE, Managing Director of the IMF.

Mr. BENCHAABOUN and Mrs. LAGARDE welcomed the progress of preparations for the the organization of the 2021 IMF and WB Annual Meetings in Marrakech. In this regard, the Minister of Economy and Finance reiterated Morocco's commitment to ensure the success of this important event.

In addition, this meeting was an opportunity to recall our country’s efforts in economic and financial issues. In this respect, the Minister of Economy and Finance stressed the Kingdom's commitment to continue reforms, as part of the debate on the new development model, in order to promote jobs creation, strengthen human capital and create levers to further involve the private sector.

Mrs. Christine Lagarde, on the other hand, welcomed the performance of the Moroccan economy and the significance of the policies undertaken and reaffirmed the support of her institution to our country’s efforts to accelerate the implementation of reforms to enhance flexibility and promote stronger and inclusive growth. ​