Numerous meetings of the Governor in the US during the annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF
The Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo, Mr. Bedri Hamza together with the Minister of Finance, Mr. Avdullah Hoti and the Kosovo delegation attended the regular annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, which were held in Washington from 5-9 October 2016.
In addition to participating in the plenary sessions of the IMF and World Bank, Governor Hamza had meetings with high officials of the IMF and WB. He also took part in the meetings of the Constituency for Central and Eastern Europe at the IMF and of respective constituencies of the IMF and World Bank.
During his stay in Washington Governor Hamza met with officials from the US Treasury Department, his central bank counterparts from different countries, as well as representatives of other international financial institutions. On this occasion, Governor Hamza had meetings with Mr. Ibrahim Canakci Constituency Executive Director of Kosovo in the IMF, Deputy Managing Director of IMF Mr. Tao Zhang, Ms. Ellein Goldstein World Bank Country Director for the Western Balkans, Mr. Cyril Muller World Bank’s vice President for Europe and Central Asia Region, Mr. Paul Thomsen, Director of the European Department at the IMF, Mr. Godts Franc Executive Director in the World Bank, as well as Mr. Lary McDonald by the Department of Technical Assistance of the US Treasury.
During these activities and meetings, high officials of the IMF and World Bank in discussions with the delegation from the Republic of Kosovo have appreciated the so far achievements and the progress made in the financial sector and the implementation of tasks within the IMF program and the increase in efficiency in the implementation of projects related to the World Bank. During these meetings, the Kosovo delegation has received support and promises that assistance for the Kosovo institutions will continue in the future.