During the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund that are being held in Washington, the Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo, Mr. Fehmi Mehmeti has met with the Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, Mr. Tao Zhang, with whom they discussed about recent macroeconomic developments in Kosovo, with particular emphasis on sustainability and developments in the financial sector.
On this occasion, Governor Mehmeti thanked the International Monetary Fund for the continued support it has been given to Kosovo and the CBK in particular, and at the same time thanked Mr. Zhang on the IMF's willingness to contribute to the 20th Anniversary Conference of the CBK establishment, to be held in November this year.
Governor Mehmeti also met with the Director of the IMF's European Department, Mr. Poul Thomsen, to discuss recent macroeconomic developments, developments in the financial system, as well as strategic and development challenges and objectives, including Kosovo's co-operation with IMF.
Governor Mehmeti also met with the Director of our IMF Constituency, Mr. Raci Kaya.
A meeting was also held with Mr. Paul Methieu from the IMF Department of Monetary Policy and Capital Markets, where the topic of the discussion was the IMF assessment under the program: "Financial System Stability Review" - FSSR) and consequently the provision of Technical Assistance to the CBK, while in the meeting with the World Bank representative Mr. Mario Guadamillas were discussed technical assistances for the Payment System and Financial Gaps, as well as other CBK development projects.