Post Views: 166 Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Usman is in Washington, U.S to participate in the ongoing World Bank/International Monetary Fu...
Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Usman is in Washington, U.S to participate in the ongoing World Bank/International Monetary Fund Spring Meeting.
On her diary is the IMF Africa Group 1 Constituency Meeting & Policy Dialogue, where she will speak at the Policy Dialogue on “Implementing Fuel Subsidy Reforms: Issues & Challenges.”
In a series of tweets on its official handle, the Federal Ministry of Finance noted that the Minister has already “presented the IMFC member statement which highlights agreements with key policy priorities with emphasis on strengthening multilateral cooperation, suggestions on guarding global financial stability and strengthening financial resilience.”
A major highlight of the member statement presented by her IMF headquarters focused “on strong macroeconomic policies & structural reforms to help build fiscal buffers, ensure debt sustainability, contain inflation & allow exchange rate flexibility.”
Also the minister attended the meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Steering Committee, Board of Governors in Washington, DC where its President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina “called for increased support for speedy development of Africa.”